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Outlook and GTD

Newbie GTDer here. I am looking for any guides on setting up Outlook 2003 to implement GTD.

I'm mainly interested in conceptual methods for doing this - do I use tasks for Projects or do I use Contacts? I've seen both but wnat to make sure I don't spend a lot of time implementing it one way only to find 20 hours later that I should have done it another. :)


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For Barcino - There are...

For Barcino -
There are bunch of ways to set up Outlook to use with GTD.
I'm tweaking my method all of the time.

You might want to review this thread:

For Claire -
Here's a link on how to create a new folder (as a Contacts type folder) and use that to track Projects.
I tried but it did not do the trick for me.
I simply have a Paper Folder for each "Project" to hold backup documents, and I use Word / and MS Project for outlining tasks and reporting status.
I use Categories in Outlook Tasks to associate "Next Action" tasks to a specific project. And add new Task entries from my Project outline when the current Next Action for a given project is completed.




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