mcogilvie;101466 said:Sure, it's pretty easy to come up with something radically different. Covey wants everything to be in quadrant 1 (important and urgent) or quadrant 2 (important but not urgent). Quadrant 3 (not important but urgent) is to be prevented and quadrant 4 (not urgent and not important) is to be avoided as the quadrant of waste. Allen says if you have to do it for some reason, you have to do it, so you might as well do it effectively.
That doesn't look like a contradiction to me. I think that if you have to
do something, then it's in quadrant 1 or 2.
... and did not handle falling off the wagon gracefully (which GTD does).
Oh! I could probably use information about that. How do you fall off the wagon gracefully? Or am I managing to do that already by default?