BONUS: Getting Things Done and the Law

In this informal bonus material, Ben and Annie discuss a few basic principles in David Allen's book, Getting Things Done, and how they use Omnifocus, Moleskines, Field Notes notebooks, and 3x5 cards to stay sane and practice law. 

They do this not because they're good, but because they're bad.  

Show notes for "Getting Things Done and the Law" 

Getting Started with Getting Things Done 

David Allen's Getting Things Done 

Merlin Mann's 43 Folders website (no longer updated, but still very, very good) .

Other things we talk about: 

Annie wants a better name for the Hipster PDA

David Allen's Incompletion Trigger List for GTD-style mindsweeps

OmniFocus for next actions. OmniOutliner for, erm, outlining.  

Field Notes and Moleskine notebooks. Or "mow-lah-skee-nay" if you're one of THOSE people. Here's the Traveling Salesman edition Annie was admiring and to which Ben referred to as having "pistachio" paper (placing him in the top (or bottom, depending on your perspective) 0.3% of men in America who would ever  use "pistachio" as a color). 

Ben didn't mention it, but Annie asked about email processing, sooo... Merlin Mann's Inbox Zero talk. It's the place for anyone looking for help redefining their relationship to email.  

Ben had a lot of zeros in his number as a kid. NOT SAFE FOR WORK OR KIDS. Everything is amazing and nobody is happy:


Show credits

Many thanks to Cast Iron Filter for letting us use "Tamarack" from their live album, "Live from the Highway", as our bumper music. CIF's music is available on iTunes and it is simply the best. If your travels take you down a two-lane highway, do not leave home without CIF. 

Photo credit for the "start button" image in our cover art goes to Mijn. Thanks for taking a cool picture and sharing it on Flickr.


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