Your brain is for thinking, not for storing a long list of random things you need to do. "When you're juggling a lot of tasks, things will fall through the cracks, and lists are amazing for keeping yourself on target and getting things done," says Paula Rizzo, author of Listful Thinking: Using Lists to Be More Productive, Highly Successful, and Less Stressed .
One step at a time: You know breaking projects down into small to-dos is a sure-fire way to get things done. But why? In this blog post, we explore the scientific reasons why microproductivity is an effective method for completing tasks efficiently.