Join David Allen for an in-depth discussion in this video How did you create the five steps?, part of Getting Things Done.
- The five steps didn't show up all at once,…I didn't wake up and suddenly I have this model all,…you know, encased and embedded.…Really, it was a long developmental process,…to get a piece here and a piece here.…In a way the essence of this was something I sort of knew…and related to internally and intuitively…really from the beginning which is from my experience…a lot of what we're here to experience on the planet…is being accountable for where we've put our energy.…
In other words, if I've created something…I'm going to need to be accountable for what I have created…and where I've put my energy.…Well the whole idea of capturing things that are incomplete,…things are only incomplete because I have some agreement…with myself that's not fulfilled yet.…So understanding the power and the nature…of agreeing with ourselves about things…and then getting attached to them.…So if I had one thing I knew from the very beginning,…just from a lot of my experience…and some of the training I had,…that making sure that I kept my own agreements with myself.…
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