The solution to big, vague project is to focus on a very small handful of things and maintain the desired final outcome in mind at all times.
If there’s some vague thing you need to do, you usually just need to think about it for a moment to figure out what the next action step is.
Taking the time to 'collect' everything you need to get done and working through it can help open a path for new projects.
Determining the context, time availability, energy output and priority of the actions necessary for a series of tasks is crucial in deciding how to proceed with a project.
Reviewing your system on a regular basis and keeping it current and functional are prerequisites for maintaining complete control.
Organizing materials and papers efficiently as you process them is key to implementing a project successfully.
In part five of the series on getting things done, a look at how to collect all the things you should do into a single notebook.
Breaking large projects into bite-sized pieces helps you take action right away.