Quotes from: David Allen


There is a light at the end of the tunnel, but the way out is through


The great secret about goals and visions is not the future they describe but the change in the present they engender


If you find yourself in a hole, the first thing to do is stop digging. – WILL ROGERS


Your ability to generate power is directly proportional to your ability to relax


Patience is the calm acceptance that things can happen in a different order than the one you have in mind


When we truly need to do is often what we most feel like avoiding


Much of the stress that people feel doesn’t come from having too much to do. It comes from not finishing what they’ve started


Most people feel best about their work the week before their vacation, but it’s not because of the vacation itself. What do you do the last week before you leave on a big trip? You clean up, close up, clarify, and renegotiate all your agreements with yourself and others. I just suggest that you do this weekly instead of yearly


You can do anything, but not everything


If you don’t pay appropriate attention to what has your attention, it will take more of your attention than it deserves