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Stop Making To-Do Lists Do This Instead

Stop Making To-Do Lists Do This Instead

Problem

  • To-do lists should be called painful wish lists. A series of tasks you hope to accomplish, without a specific plan. 

Solutions

  • Schedule a chunk of time for everything that is important to you; this is called “time blocking” or “time boxing.”
  •  Important items should be scheduled as early in the day as possible
  • Third, don’t cancel goals; reschedule them if necessary.
  • Treat your time-blocked calendar entries as if they were appointments with your doctor; they are that important.

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Every Yes Is a No to Something Else

Every Yes Is a No to Something Else

  • Every Yes is a No to something else. It's not that you should say no to everything; it's that you should think it through.
  • uncontrolled, saying yes to requests for time will quickly block out all the other things we value—including t...

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The E-3C System

The E-3C System

E-(Energy)=You can’t make more time, but you can increase your productivity, by getting enough sleep, eating healthy, and doing meditation

C-(CAPTURE)=You must “capture” everything and anything into a notebook

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 • Schedule a chunk of time for everything that is im...

To-Do Lists: The Right Way To Write

Studies show that our mind performs better when we use written to-do lists. Here are some ways to make them more effective:

  1. List entries should be detailed, having a clear purpose.
  2. Paper and pen lists, preferably in a dairy, work best.
  3. ...

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