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My kGTD setup

Related to today's earlier post, a number of people have written over the past few weeks with curiosity about kGTD ("Is it worth buying OmniOutliner Pro?" "Is it worth buying a Mac?" "Will I be able to vanquish all foes?"). While I'm not prepared to do a major sales presentation, I am happy to oblige the folks who wanted to see how I've set mine up. Also gives you a little window into my current contexts (as well as my atrocious personal habits).

Screenshot here (best viewed full size): comments and questions will be entertained.

My kGTD Setup

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@Mark: Thanks for all the...

@Mark: Thanks for all the infos. I will have to work my way through them. :-)

Brainstorming to me is about taking snippets of thoughts and figuring out how they fit together — outliners don’t do that for me.

Same here.

Some time ago I wrote a book (in German) entirely in a Mindmapping-Tool. I simply hacked in ideas and connected them together in the way you do when doing simple Mindmapping. (Of course I was constantely revising and rearranging the nodes and texts.)

When I was finished, I exported everything into RTF and polished ist in Word, then sent it to the publisher.

The cool part with that tool was that it was possible to enter long and fully editable texts with every node. - And now that I think of it, I may look out for something like that on the Mac Platform too. (I'm not trying to conceal the fact that I am a) a newbie on Mac and b) still am looking for the "perfect" tool for me.)

Thanks again for all your tips, Mark. I'll check every single one of them!




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