There is no doubt that the pursuit of manliness can be strenuous, complex, and taxing on our jobs and family. Projects pile up with unfinished tasks, unrealized dreams, and our inefficiencies end up wearing us down.
Then came Getting Things Done (buy it, learn about it) by David Allen. It totally rocked my world in 2008 when I first gave it a shot using a paid software called OmniFocus. The basic tenet of GTD is that you have to take steps to contextualize actions that are required for progress on your projects. Keep your inbox empty and your head will be free to think.
Anyways, a couple great things happened in the last few years that have made GTD even more accessible, more mobile, and free. The most powerful tool that I have come across in the last year is Evernote. (more…)