Getting Getting-It-Done Done

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Need to get things done? You’re not alone—there’s now an entire category of productivity software, called GTD, that lies somewhere between the to¿Äëdo list and project management. One GTD addict is comedian and former ”Daily Show” correspondent Rob Corddry.

”I spend hours looking for the latest list-making and organizational software,” says Corddry. ”I check the tech blogs every day for updates. I have something like nine GTD products,” including Evernote, Bento, and OmniFocus. Some of them let him add to-dos by sending himself e-mail from his cellphone.

”Oddly,” Corddry says, ”I haven’t found any software to list the list-­making programs.”

About the Author

SUSAN KARLIN is a frequent contributor to Spectrum. In March she wrote about both the pluses and minuses of working overseasand the similar aerodynamics of baseballs and helicopters.

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