Collecting with GTD

Collection points, a critical aspect of getting things done.

Rafael Hernamperez



“The time that a person has something in his head and the amount of things that does about it are factors reversely proportional”.- David Allen


“The memory is the intelligence of the fools”.- Albert Einstein


“Never keep in your head something that fits in a pocket”.- Albert Einstein


The collection is the basis on which you settle the rest of the method. Basically, it consist on capture the things that arises (and they will need to be attended later), through notes or reminders, storing them in a common, accessible and reliable place, called Inbox.

The mind is a powerful tool, but it has limitations, being the main one the lack of true multitasking capability. For many simultaneous things that the mind attempts to process, the fatigue, the changes, the rhythm, the spontaneity, the uncertainty … all of them will seriously affect the concentration, the ability to…

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4 thoughts on “Collecting with GTD

  1. For implementing GTD you can use this application:

    You can use it to manage your goals, projects and tasks, set next actions and contexts, use checklists, and a calendar.
    Syncs with Evernote and Google Calendar, and also comes with mobile version, and Android and iPhone apps.

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