The Book Meme, again

The Book Meme, again

I first did this meme back in May 2006, but since it’s come around again, I’ll take another whack since Tony at the “Will You Marry Me? —God” blog tagged me.

Book Meme Rules

  1. Pick up the nearest book ( of at least 123 pages).
  2. Open the book to page 123.
  3. Find the fifth sentence.
  4. Post the next three sentences.
  5. Tag five people.

Here are the three sentences:

You may find you have a tendency, while processing your in-basket, to pick something up, not know exactly what you want to do about it, and then let your eyes wander onto another item farther down the stack and get engaged with it. That item may be more attractive to your psyche because you know right away what to do with it—and you don’t feel like thinking about what’s in your hand. This is dangerous territory.

Can you guess the name of the book? The title is below the jump.

Written by
Domenico Bettinelli
  • I do intend to read it. I just haven’t got to it yet. Incidentally, I have some software that implements the system called OmniFocus. It’s a new product specifically for GTD, but not limited to it.

    I’m a little leery of the almost religious fervor of some of the adherents of GTD but I think I can safely ignore that.

  • Yes. Nothing there to get fervent about. Just some useful tricks to prevent important stuff from slipping through the cracks due to one’s being very busy. I’ve heard good things about OmniFocus.