After lurking in this forum for a long time and reading some of the posts here I realize I have something akin to ADD if not it. (cannot concentrate on anything for more then 5 minutes, cannot read more then one page of an any article without my mind drifting, not being able to recollect anything after reading something that is not of interest, brillant ideas continiusly flying in the mind ). Strangely if something is challenging enough, I can spend hours focussed without noticing that the time just flies.
Anyone has a pointer for quesionaire like page on the web to get more insight into diagnosing this ?
The following are the major problems I am facing in implemeting GTD
1) This is a common problem I infer from reading the posts, but though I have perfected the art of collecting, organzing etc. I just dont get around to the "DO" part. Though my outlook is my collection box my mind just refuses to go to the "task" columns and if it does, I just procastinate (and spend my time reading these foums and other blogs searching for a silver bullet :P, but all these seem to be just to avoid doing the do part ). This is IMO something that no book/article/coach can solve for you, but i was wondering if others would share their experiences if any on how they have personally overcome this problem ? From the limited posts I have seen, the cold turkey approach seems to be the best approach and I have successfully used it to quit smoking (25 /day -> 0 in one day by just deciding I am going to stop without any methodology) but it does not seem to work for procrastination. (It is tempting to go into root causes, analysis, introspection etc. but I think these will just be another excuse to procstatinate further)
2) The weekly review generally breaksdown because I live in a completely interrupt driven environment and it is not possible to schedule a fixed time for this) moreover my mind just wanders during the weekly review and I find it too tempting to just start browsing for some tips on how to do a weekly review searching again for a silver bullet.
Any real life experiences welcome in how people just gotahead to the DO part