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MAKING LIST (1)

MAKING LIST (1)

Do you see the problem? Not a single item on this list is a project. Do “vacations” ever end? Is there ever a time when you can cross off “productivity” from your list once and for all? No — these are ongoing areas of responsibility, not projects.

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MAKING LIST (4)

MAKING LIST (4)

Now imagine if you broke down this “events” area into each individual event that you planned and executed. Not only would this show the clear progression and growth you’ve experienced, each event building on the one before, it would also conveniently provide you with a catalog of outcomes you’ve ...

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PROJECTS VS. AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITY

PROJECTS VS. AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITY

A project has a goal to be achieved , this goal has a specific moment in time and a deadline or timeframe

An area of responsibility has a standard to be maintained, there is no end date or final outcome. Your performance in...

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MAKING LIST (3)

MAKING LIST (3)

You can’t connect your current efforts to your long-term goals

By breaking these responsibilities into bite-sized projects (as in the list on the right), you ensure that your Project List will change nearly every week. This creates a rhythm and a momentum of project complet...

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PERSONAL RECOMMENDATION

PERSONAL RECOMMENDATION

These are the two tools I recommend for using this method, but you can use any tool you want.

  • Notion
  • Obsidian

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THE P.A.R.A METHOD

THE P.A.R.A METHOD

A perfect organizational system would have to be:

  • universal
  • flexible
  • simple
  • actionable
  • cross-platform
  • outcome-oriented
  • modular
  • opportunistic

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P.A.R.A. STANDS FOR

P.A.R.A. STANDS FOR

  • Projects
  • Areas
  • Resources
  • Archives

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MAKING LIST (2)

MAKING LIST (2)

You can’t truly know the extent of your commitments

You cannot know what to change until you know what you’re committed to. And what you’re committed to is not a collection of vague responsibilities, but a short list of tangible outcomes. In other words, projects.

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DEFINITION

DEFINITION

Project is “a series of tasks linked to a goal, with a deadline.”

Area of responsibility is “a sphere of activity with a standard to be maintained over time.”

Resource is “a topic or theme of ongoing interest.”

Archives

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cesargb01

Bolivian 🇧🇴 Engineering student ⚡⚙️

This method has helped me to improve the way I organize my life, you should give it a try

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