Many people gravitate to a system like Getting Things Done to help develop basic organizational skills. This is true for me. Years ago I recognized that my messy desk and inbox was a detriment to my productivity. I badly needed a system to get myself organized so I could handle more workflow and meet my deadlines.
In a recent blog post on GTD Times, Marian Bateman, Certified GTD Coach, explores what it really means to be organized:
“What does it mean to be organized? It used to be the definition was clean and neat. You know the offices–you walk in the door and it looks likes no one works there. The desk has nothing on it, except for a cool object and a photo. Is this what being organized really means?
My answer is we need to update our definition of what the term organized means.”
Read the rest of the blog entry at: http://gettingthingsdone.com/2017/02/what-does-it-mean-to-be-organized/