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https://gettingthingsdone.com/2018/08/episode-43-the-power-of-the-gtd-weekly-review/

Get clear

Get current

  • Review backlog and horizons Next Actions lists: Dept Chair
  • Review backlog and horizons Next Actions lists: Work/Life
  • Review backlog and horizons Next Actions lists: Teaching
  • Review other projects and actions on other boards:
    • Grading
    • Writing
    • Read/Review
  • Review calendar
    • Past 2 weeks for remaining action items and follow-ups
    • Upcoming week for new actions and projects
    • Next 3-4 weeks for new actions and projects
    • Next 3-4 months for new actions and projects
  • Review Waiting For list and Follow-Up lists
  • Review project lists board-by-board
    • Evaluate status of projects, goals, and outcomes
    • Is there a next action?
    • Is the next action in the backlog or a horizon list? + Browse project plans, support materials, works-in-progress to trigger new actions, waiting-fors, etc.
  • Review other checklists
    • Future
    • Someday/Maybe

Get creative

  • Review Someday/Maybe list -- promote anything that's now active, delete items no longer of interest
  • Be creative and courageous!

Get the big picture

  • Update OKRs
  • Set up Big Rocks and goals for the week
  • Box off time
    • Big Rocks
    • Learning
    • Reading
    • Exercise, hobbies, family
  • One last sweep for new actions, projects, etc.
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