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We can carve out blocks where we can put the two-minute rule to use.
One of the best times to use the two-minute rule is during periods of structured procrastination. During this time, you’re procrastinating on one thing, but focusing on slightly less important tasks.
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There's a time and a place to implement the 2 minute rule. Quickly popping into our inbox to respond to an email is a distraction when we’re meant to be preparing for an upcoming presentation.
Hard and complex work often requires longer stretches of time. These periods of time should be blo...
“That said, you shouldn’t become a slave to spending your day doing two-minute actions. This rule should be applied primarily when you are engaging with new input; for example, processing your in-tray, interacting with someone in your office or home, or simply dealing with some random int...
What could be a quick task we complete right way becomes a point of procrastination. A tiny to do can take on a life of its own in our minds.
The longer you put something off, the harder it feels to accomplish it. To avoid this phenomenon, tackle tasks ...
“If an action will take less than two minutes, it should be done at the moment it’s defined.”
You can break down any big task or large project into quick bites that allow you to get started, sustain momentum, and complete an overwhelming task two minutes at a time.
The next time you feel the pull to procrastinate, identify something you can do in just two minutes to get st...
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The two-minute rule has one risk: context switching. We can fall into the trap of completing two-minute tasks when we should be prioritising deep focus.
The two minute rule states, "When you start a new habit, it should take less than two minutes to do".
The idea is to make your habits as easy as possible to start.
A new habit should not feel like a challenge. The actions that you follow can be challenging, but the f...
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