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a quick procedural question


So I've read GTD twice, listened to "Ready for Anything" and have been following 43 folders off and on for a while...

I've started my own GTD system... opting for a note-book in my pocket at all times, taking it back to my laptop at home where i have a system built with smart-folders on my copy of Journler. I have been going throw the work-flow chart and doing a regular review.

I have noticed a problem that i could use help with...

when I'm out doing stuff, I have my lists of next actions organized by context, ready for whatever situation arises. But, once I cross off a "next action," i'm sometimes confused about what the new "next action" for that project is. It doesn't seem productive to be constantly going back to my project lists every time I get a next action done.

How do i deal with this?

any advice is appreciated

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