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Overwhelmed? Maybe this picture can explain it

David Allen is very consistent in the ways he talks about Getting Things Done, and this recent blog Q&A isn't much different. Why do people let themselves get overwhelmed at work?   

Answer: People tend to both over-commit and to be inefficient. ...

My response to reading the answer was to see a logic tree, all building up to "overwhelmed."  So, I figured I would give it a whirl at drawing what David Allen says in the answer.  (And to get some practice with some new drawing software.)  What do you think?

Overcommit David Allen

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