Everything You Need to Know about the Tickler File

What is the Tickler File?

What’s it for?

  1. Issues that are not actionable right now, but may be in the future.
  2. Future actions that you don’t need or want to remember until the right time comes to take action on them.

Uncommitted future issues

  • An email advertising an event you would like to attend.
  • An idea you have come up with that you can’t do anything about yet.
  • Something you’d like to learn about, but now you have other priorities.

Committed future actions

How can you implement the Tickler File?

Low tech

Additional software and alternatives




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