Comparing well with Blink and The Tipping Point by Malcolm Gladwell, Sway, like Starfish, is well-written and entertaining as the Brafmans explain how people’s judgment is swayed in various contexts.Â Recognizing the types of context in which one’s judgment is likely to be swayed can help avert poor decision-making.Â As the old saying goes, “forewarned is forearmed.”
ZTD captures the essential spirit of the new system: that of simplicity, of a focus on doing, in the here and now, instead of on planning and on the system.
If youâ€™ve been having trouble with GTD, as great as it is, ZTD might be just for you. It focuses on the habit changes necessary for GTD, in a more practical way, and it focuses on doing, on simplifying, and on adding a simple structure….
ZTD attempts to address five problems that many people have with GTD. I should note that GTD isnâ€™t really flawed, and doesnâ€™t really need modification, but everyone is different, and ZTD is a way to customize it to better fit different personality types.