David Allen’s Two Minute Rule For Getting Things Done

David Allen GTD, Getting Things Done

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A lot of people procrastinate because they don’t know what their next action should be. When you actually make the determination of what to do next, when you say, ‘Oh wait a minute, you know, I could do that pretty fast,’ that’s when you make progress. It might be surf the Web to get a piece of information, or it could be pick up the phone and leave a message for your sister on her voicemail…Many times the next step on something is something that could be done fairly quickly. So the first thing to do is to make sure you’ve got everything broken down to the next action level. And then if you get a window of time, glance at all those actions and pick one that might fit within that kind of time frame. The truth is a lot of things take less than two minutes to get done.

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