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March 14, 2006

Getting out from under

While blogging is great, there's no substitute for a reporter going out and actually digging up a story and writing it well. That's what Ellen McGirt of FORTUNE magazine has done in a piece called, "Getting Out from under".

There's lots of good stuff in this article for GTD-minded people, but there's one paragraph that superbly sums up the whole quandary:

So how are modern knowledge workers to weave their way through the minefield of interruptions and conflicting priorities? The simple answer is this: By figuring out what is actually worth paying attention to, and when. Which turns out to be really hard to do.

Take a few minutes out and read this one folks.


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