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Dealing with Unprioritized Actions

I'm used to making a list of everything I need to do (it normally includes projects, maybes, waiting fors, as well as action items -- but no more!). My next step used to be to prioritize the actions, 1 through however many there are.

GTD appears to frown upon prioritization, in favor of "context." I would say that 90+% of my work is @COMPUTER, so that doesn't help. I can think of some other ways to organize the context that would make more sense for me, but I still don't understand how I can work through a lengthy list without prioritizing it.

Can anyone give me any suggestions, in addition to the three methods mentioned in the GTD book?



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I'm still working on the...

I'm still working on the best context setup for my own implementation. I'm always on a computer or have the ability to get to a computer. I have a context for @work, but thanks to Log Me In I always have access to my home computer, making @Home Computer sort of a broad context.

Merlin put together a list of his GTD hacks that can be found here: http://www.43folders.com/2004/09/15/how-does-a-nerd-hack-gtd. He encouraged people to put their own hacks on their blogs and send a trackback. I should probably review it again myself.




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