Getting Things Done
- David Allen
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you have to think about your stuff more than you realize but not as much as you’re afraid you might.
Most people have a resistance to initiating the burst of energy that it will take to clarify the real meaning, for them, of something they have let into their world, and to decide what they need to do about it.
you can’t do a project at all! You can only do an action related to it.
Deciding isn’t really an action, because actions take time, and deciding doesn’t. There’s always some physical activity that can be done to facilitate your decision making.
sacrificing the seemingly urgent for the truly important,
The idea of “mind like water” doesn’t assume that water is always undisturbed.