The core of the book is GTD time management. GTD is the abbreviation of Getting Things Done.Get things done”，GTDThe core idea is to write down what you have to do, then organize it and execute it one by one. The five core principles of GTD are collection, collation, organization, review and implementation.
1.GTDThe three most important aspects
Collect，It means taking a notebook or other tool with you anytime, anywhere, with any thoughts, anything you might want to do, and writing it down as soon as it appears, so that your brain can safely forget these things.
Process，It means to quickly process, delete, archive, or let someone else do it, or do it yourself. This is the most critical thing to do in your own way, specifically to turn ideas into “actions”.
Review，It is that you must systematically organize all these actions to remind yourself and review them regularly (weekly). Such censorship can give us a sense of security.
Two, plan your life.
* Current runway operations
* 110000 feet in current work
* 210000 feet of liability
* 310000 feet 1 to 2 years target
* 4Ten thousand 3 to 5 years outlook
* 5Life above 10000 feet
Runway: The current action — this is a tightly written list of all the things you need to do: all the phone calls you need to make, all the e-mails you need to reply to, all the errands you have to do, the schedule you plan to report to your boss, and the things you want your spouse to communicate withInformation. Even if you can stop the planet now and stop receiving more information from yourself or others, you’ll probably have to be busy for 300 to 500 hours to get things done.
1Ten thousand feet：The current job — 30 to 100 jobs you have at hand to deal with urgently, these are the things you want to achieve in a fairly short period of time. For example, add a computer to your home, organize a sales meeting, move your company’s headquarters to a new location, visit a dentist, etc.
2Ten thousand feet：Scope of Responsibilities — The various responsibilities and obligations that you assume lead to most of your previous work. For most people, these jobs can be divided into 10 to 15 categories. In these key areas, you want to achieve results or maintain existing standards. The nature of your work may be.Some responsibilities are involved, such as strategic planning, administrative support, staff training, market research, customer service, or asset management. In addition, you also need to pay attention to many important aspects of your personal life: health, family, financial revenue and expenditure, residential environment, religious beliefs, entertainment and leisure. Take all of this.Responsibilities and obligations go hand in hand with frequent reviews and self-examinations, which will help you analyze and evaluate your list more comprehensively.
3Ten thousand feet： 1~2Goals for the Year — What goals do you want to achieve in all areas of life and work from now on in one to two years, creating a whole new field for defining work. As new responsibilities and obligations arise, you need to constantly adjust your focus to accomplish the goals you set. In a personThings are much the same in your life, and you want to get something in place as soon as possible, which will increase the importance of some aspects of your life and weaken the problems of others.
4Ten thousand feet： 3 ~ 5Looking forward to the next three to five years, you will certainly look at a broader perspective: management strategies, trends in the surrounding environment, conditions for career and life change. Internal factors include long-term career, family and financial goals, and changes in the external world, includingTechnological progress, globalization, market trends and competition are bound to affect your work and organizational management methods. Decisions at this level will easily change your work in all other stages.
5Over 10000 feet： Life — this is the panorama of our whole life. Why does your company exist? Why do you exist yourself? The main objective of anything provides us with the core means to define its nature. This is the final description of the job, all the goals, prospects, plans, tasks and actions you setFrom this job description, it also points out the direction for its success.
Three，Favorite words in the book
“Maximize output and minimize input. “
“First of all, you need to cultivate a habit: keep nothing in your brain.
“An action plan faces risks and costs, but they are much less than the long-term risks and costs of laziness. “
“Don’t just be busy doing things, just stand there and think about it. “
“We should make everything simpler and better, not simpler. “