The Mind Sweep is an overall scan of everything that has your attention right now , and the This is called The Mind Sweep in GTD, i.e. a overall scan of everything This is the “incompletion triggers” list that David Allen recommends you to. This list is from Getting Things Done and is useful for when doing brain dumps to trigger your memory about open loops that might be floating around in your. If the project is off your mind, planning is sufficient. If it’s still (Use the Incompletion Trigger Lists to keep yourself “downloaded.”) . GTD WEEKLY REVIEW®.

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Want to Get Organized? Start With The Mind Sweep

He is also a Software Engineer who is passionate about personal productivity and the GTD mnid as a means to a better life. Pros, Cons and Tips.

Errands drugstore, market, bank, stationer, etc. Administration legal issues, insurance, procedures, etc. The Mind Sweep is something you should do the first day you start implementing GTD as an organizational method. Waiting for… orders, repair, loaned items, etc. Administration bills, banks, investments, loans, taxes, insurance, legal affairs.



Decisions that have to be made. The fact that collecting is the first stage does not mean that you should do it only once, at the beginning. Who needs to know? It consists in identifying anything concerning your work or your personal life which you consider should be different, and put it all in one sweeep place, which we can call the in-basket.

This new and strange noise you hear in the engine of your car, what can it be? There are a lot of things in your life that do not put any pressure on you. Community neighborhood, schools, local government. Projects formal planning goals, targets, objectives.

Computers software, hardware, connections, internet. How and why you must collect everything.

Meetings that need to be set. Financial stuff budgets, forecasts, statistics, credit line, cash flow, etc. You triggre to go somewhere, so you start the car and go there… Things are just like they ought to be. But in the normal course of your day, there are many other things that demand part of your attention.

Things to do places to go, people to meet. It is all those things that are under control.

Start to Get Organized: The Mind Sweep

Next The Path aweep Self Improvement. A new idea to increase your income that occurred to you the moment you heard some comment somewhere. Your internal radar is activated whenever something pops up that can somehow upset the balance of your universe.


A message from your bank warning about an account with insufficient funds. The basic lkst is that you must know how your world is right now, how the map in which you move looks likeso that you can make a positive commitment to it.

David Allen summarizes this collecting phase in a very simple way: You turn on the computer and you see the application you need with the data you need.

Posts are closed to new comments after 30 days. Triggdr order to gain control, you need to gather everything that you consider somehow incomplete.

How easy is to collect… and how much effort it takes! Projects that need to be started. No credit card required for the free trial. Cancel anytime with one click.