Eliminate All But the Absolute Essential Tasks : zen habits
Figure out the most important tasks that you’d like to accomplish over the week. Those are your Big Rocks.
Put them in your schedule, first thing in the day, on different days of the upcoming week. Make those the most important tasks each day, and do them first.
SIMILAR ARTICLES & IDEAS:
It's a productivity system that teaches how to take a simple approach to improving your productivity, by encouraging you to focus on forming one productivity-boosting habit at a time.
To clear your mind and improve focus, get your ideas and to-dos out of your mind and onto a list.
Documenting to-dos in the moment lessens the likelihood that you'll forget to do something and gives you a master list of to-dos to reference when you're trying to decide where to direct your time.
... you can use on any area of your life, and in fact on your life as a whole:
"Life is really simple, but we insist on making it complicated."
It means deciding not to do things you'd really like to do. It also means deciding what's the most important task even when everything on your list feels crucial.
But if you can prioritize...
To-dos arrive from a variety of sources. Your boss sends you an email, you get a Slack message from IT, a bill arrives in the mail, or a coworker asks for a favor in the hallway.
In order to prioritize your task list efficiently, you need a master to-do list that contains all of the tasks you need to prioritize and complete from all of those sources.
Go through your list, review each task, and decide what you want to do with it. You have 4 options: