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Not Next Actions

What do you do with things that don't really need to be done right away? They're definitely not next actions, but they're not quite ARE Someday/Maybes. Or maybe they ARE Someday/Maybes and I don't know it yet. Sometimes I feel like they fall somewhere in between; they're more half-baked ideas of things I'd like to do but don't really have the time, need, or tools or environment to do them.

What do you do with such things?

Also, does GTD create too much of a tendency to box everything into various categories, a very Western and Aristotelean tendency?

About Chrome47

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Brad Blackman is an artist and graphic designer working in the Nashville, Tennessee area. His paintings portray the geometry and architecture of everyday things that are easily overlooked, things that are ordinary yet beautiful in their austerity, form, and function, such as highway overpasses, turn-of-the-century storefronts, and enormous steel letters from a bygone era. He lives in Nashville with his wife, Hope.

In addition to painting and designing, Brad also runs the website Mysterious Flame, which discusses ways to maintain creative momentum.




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