Author David Allen explains that you can start Getting Things Done® right away, and be successful, but you have to first be willing to let go of stress.
- We're often asked how long it takes…to implement this stuff.…Well, there's a lot of ways to answer that.…You can implement this stuff immediately.…Immediately.…How long does it take to sit down and write down…the top 10 things on your mind right now?…How long does it take to decide the next actions on those?…And I guarantee you,…the ROI is gonna be a pay-off immediately.…Immediately.…If the question is how long does it take…before this is habitual, and truly integrated in your life,…I'd say two years.…
If you're really focused on it and you really work the game.…The biggest barrier to entry for this…is people's addiction to stress.…Their willingness to tolerate not doing getting things done.…So when you don't do getting things done…it's gonna create backlog.…Life is gonna back up in your head like bad plumbing.…You're gonna be waked up at three o'clock in the morning…with stuff you can't do anything about.…There's all kinds of that stuff.…The good news about this is you don't have to implement…the whole thing to get huge value.…
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Q: This course was updated on 1/02/2015. What changed?
A: We added 45 minutes of new content in the Bonus Interview chapter. Learn why Getting Things Done is different from other productivity improvement methods, and how it can work for you, your family, and your team.