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Advantages of the two-minute rule

  • The two-minute rule is simple and straightforward to implement.
  • It prevents procrastination before it starts. Instead of adding a task to a list to do in the future, it can be done now.
  • It creates momentum. Doing a small task now propels you towards the next task.
  • It builds a habit of taking action immediately.
  • It's flexible. Two minutes is just a guideline. You can extend the cutoff to five or ten minutes.

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