GTD Tip: Finder’s Column View

For the Mac users among you, here’s something I’ve been doing the last few months that you might find useful.

When you get to the following part of your weekly review (which you are doing, aren’t you?):

Review “Pending” and Support Files
Browse through all work-in-progress support material to trigger new actions, completions, and waiting-fors.

try using the column view in Finder to go through your digital files. This assumes that you have some or most of your project support materials in digital form. Here’s my project view (click thumbnails for full size):


As you click through the list, it’s easy to delve into the sub-directories but keep track of where you are:


Do you have any weekly review tricks?