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'Super Book'?

Hi all,

I'm new to this forum and here's my first question:

Some time and self management books or seminars here in Germany promote the use of a (hard-bound) book into which everything should go, in chronological order.
The term for this can roughly (!) be translated as "super book" ("Superbuch", in German).

First, could some native English speaker give me the correct English term for such a book, please? That would make googling so much easier.

Secondly, any idea how the use of such a book could possibly map to GTD? Other than a hard-bound inbox, I can't see this fit into the GTD system, although I can see it as potentially useful (no more loose notes, everything in one place, etc.).

Thanks in advance,

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It sounds like you are...

It sounds like you are referring to any sort of book that you use for capture. I carry around a small Moleskine sized notebook to write down meeting notes, things I need to pick up at the grocery store, and any other random bits of information that I run into. Now, obviously, you can run into problems of remembering where (in the book) you wrote something down, but for me it works as a device that helps me remember things by manually writing something down (mechanical learning is the term for this, I think).




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