Many of us follow an informal rule about doing something now if it takes just a few minutes. I t’s a useful rule of thumb, but what if you can’t get it done in 2 minutes? What then?
Here’s the short version. If you can get it done in 2 minutes, don’t add it to your task list.
Let me explain … and elaborate on why you should also do the opposite.
Try This Experiment
How long is 2 Minutes?
It’s about what it takes for a race car to get around the 2.5 mile Indy 500 track … 4 times. If that seems like a lot, then you’re on your way to understanding that 2 minutes may seem short, but it’s a lot longer than you think.
Try this simple experiment.