Posts Tagged ‘To Do’

Why your To Do list is a terrible master

Why your To Do list is a terrible master

Regardless of the system you use, a To Do list is an excellent productivity tool. However just like money and fire, a To Do list is a good servant but a terrible master.

Do the hardest thing first

What's the first thing you do when you sit down at your desk in the morning? If you are like most people, it's fire up your email and get to work on the priorities it dictates. Tomorrow, I'd like to suggest you do something different. Before you open your email client (and let's face it, […]

Work in series to get things done

While we pride ourselves on our ability to multitask, that should not mean trying to do them all at once. To do something well it needs all your focus and energy. This means we need to get comfortable with serial working on multiple projects. And we need to learn how to prioritize the right tasks, […]

How to manage your To Do list

Are you busy? Feel busier than you did 12 months ago? Yeah, me too. And I expect you’ve tried several time management systems as well; and found many of them wanting. Ultimately we all need to develop a system which works for us personally. I thought I’d share a few of the elements which seem […]