What is (not) a GTD context?

A key asset of every practitioner of Getting Things Done (GTD) is her or his set of Next-Action (NA) Lists.

NAs are not dumped into a single ToDo list. Instead, each list is focused on a given context that allows you to complete the action. According to David Allen, a context describes the tool, location or person that is required to be able to complete an action.

@Home, @Office, @Phone are typical examples. When you arrange your NAs like that, you’re obviously in a much better position as soon as you’re in the respective context and want to know what you should do now.

But what exactly is a context, and what isn’t? Continue reading “What is (not) a GTD context?”