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Ivy Lee Method–At the end of every workday,choose six tasks to focus on tomorrow, order them in priority from 1-6,and then work on those tasks in priority order the next day until all six tasks are complete.

1-3-9–At the beginning of every workday,choose13tasks to focus on that day:one high-priority task,three medium-priority tasks andnine low-priority tasks. Complete the high-priority task first,followed by the medium-priority tasks,and finally the low-priority tasks.

When using these methods,it helps to have a to-do list tool that makes it easy to drag and drop your to-dos into different lanes

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