The wagon, or bandwagon, as it is called, is a notoriously slippery and narrow thing. This means that it’s incredibly easy to fall off of it. It’s easier than falling off a log, in fact, because before falling off a log you become concerned about how much it will hurt when you hit the ground, while when falling off the bandwagon it doesn’t really hurt at all, at least not at first.
Overstretched analogy aside, it is a fact of life and of GTD that you’ll stop doing it at some point, whether it be intentionally or not. Even David Allen, the man who started it all, admits to falling off the wagon frequently. Naturally, he being who he is, he’s probably come up with strategies to get back on. However, I’m not here to tell you about him, I’m here to tell you about me. (more…)