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I'm using GTD to manage my life as a self-employed entrepeneur.

Been using it for a few months now and have strayed away due to the "business" of things and too many emergencies.

Well tonight I'm getting back on board, just did a brain dump and filled over two notebook sheets with stuff that was stuck in my head after looking at a trigger list.

When looking at how I have my primary information stored for GTD (I'm using Kinkless ) I'm finding an issue with how I'm structuring things at the topmost level.

I have some things titled by project individually, then some projects are nested one level lower in a folder by client name. So, I'm not sure what is most effective. Creating folders for every client and then placing projects within them, or listing every project individually.

Anyone wrestle with something similar and decide to go one way or the other?

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Bert is President and Creative Director at HamiltonBerchman Design Group, Inc. He can be found in the Ojai Valley, California. When not working he spends his time with his wife and family and keeps busy by shepherding his 3 boys through life, or are they shepherding him?




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