Friday, May 11, 2007

Two Minutes Timer Windows Sidebar gadget

"If it can be done in less than two minutes, do it now." - tell us wise books about personal productivity. But anyone really knows how long is 2 minutes? Most people had no idea, until now. 

Let me introduce you one of the best personal productivity tools, that help you to implement the Two Minute Rule, one of the simplest, but very powerful techniques.


With this gadget in your Windows Sidebar, it's just a keystroke away. You'll plow through the backlog, close the open loops, reduce reading volume as you learn to scan for value before filing, routing, deleting or recycling. We estimate that a third of your actions take less than 2 minutes.
You'll have fun learning to focus better on how to use your time wisely and prevent getting side tracked, creating a feeling of forward motion and personal control. We've seen gains of up to an hour a day of quality discretionary time just by implementing the 2 minute rule, now made simple with the help of this convenient timer.
Open your sidebar, click on Start Timer button and start working. After two minutes you'll be notified with gentle sound and flashing message "What is your next action?"

Download Two Minutes Timer Windows Sidebar gadget.

Want to learn more about this and other personal productivity rules? Try those books:

1) Robert Crais, Two minutes rule
2) David Allen, Getting things done
3) Pamela Dodd and Doug Sundheim, The 25 Best Time Management Tools

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