Advice for perfectionists

Date: Tuesday, March 14, 2017 by GTD Times Staff

Question: Do you have any GTD pointers for perfectionists? 

David Allen: Just focus on doing the next action perfectly, which is a lot easier than trying to be perfect about how you approach something bigger. Be as retentive as you want. The only problem is when it stops action. Be a perfectionist about the process, which will require, of course, making decisions on the front end that might not be perfect. Think about what might go wrong if you avoid decisions and action! (If you need a negative motivator.)




One Response to “Advice for perfectionists”

  1. Eanna Black says:

    Great advice.
    I’ve printed this & added it to the wall next to my monitor & next to my GDT Workflow Map.
    This is something I need to read daily !

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