Have ideas, but don’t hold onto them

As you go through your day, various ideas pop into your head. If they’re solid, holding onto them doesn’t do you any good. Get them out of your head as soon as you can, for two reasons:

First, it’s a waste of head space to hold onto them. Toss your ideas into your disposable notes system, and then ideally into your long-term trusted system. As David Allen says, “your mind is for having ideas, not…

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