144 GID How to Create a Better To-Do List
Get-It-Done Guy's Quick and Dirty Tips to Work Less and Do More
Robin here will come to get it done size quick and dirty tends to work less and do more. When i go a lot of said stuff first thing i do on my way to brush my teeth is check my blackberry to see if anything like changing critical it's happened between the hours of wanting and and at them well i was sleeping. Apparently for niece has an emergency problem with her fonts and needs help using small caps as a strong proponent of proper font usage i have to help. By the time i brush for two minutes with an appropriate floor i d's paste i'm already captured by the trivia of the day dashed are any hopes i might have had of doing anything reasonable with my time. It seems we human beings lake like shiny objects when any distracting to get back in we let ourselves be d rails and we go bam dean happily after distraction bernie's his email distracted me because i didn't have anything else on my plate. Well pretty more accurate i had a lot of my plate i just let her distraction come in before i'd committed to my activities for the day. Yes in the moment her plight was just way more compelling been sitting down to figure out what i should do today after all i noticed one of the things on my to do list today's shop for a new shred her. If i were espy engrossed in international intrigue that would be really fun i could shred state secrets doesn't do me my political enemies and making me box. But. I'm not i just wanna shred my latest credit card statement you can't be too careful you know. Today's tip came from my friend jamison that that's why where who's about to launch a new productivity tips website called lesson doing that dot com the time to choose two days to do list is yesterday too late. But wait all this not lost since the time to choose tomorrow's to do list is today. Today you have the objectivity to think clearly about tomorrow you can simply reclining you're having well having your feet massage by your experimental automated foot massage or made entirely i live in the fire mentally friendly materials. That's the courthouse because simply correct your ankles you can easily make a list of everything you need to do tomorrow do that now. Look over your list and choose the one thing you absolutely want to make sure you accomplish put a big star next to that one for example pre order a copy of get it done guys nine steps to work less and do more from your favorite book somewhere. That's your super special to do item for tomorrow when you get up and start to work doing your super special item before you open your email listen to your voicemail or let anyone interrupt you. By choosing a super special to do each day you can guarantee that you'll make at least a little progress on that item. Most of us are way too optimistic about what we can accomplishing a single day we think we can get our wardrobe redesigned install a new hot tub recruited dozens hobbies and make talk with bon bon all between the hours of nine and five. Nonsense even bring nieces homemade caffeine free er but one has turbo charger biscuits won't make that possible. Give your items priorities people treat priorities like this big thing there now priorities are just your best guess as to d best order to do things in. Put important emergencies first if a hold of the fourth dimension opened up inside your office in monsters are trying to come through to stuck our drive all by all means move that to the front of the list. What comes next depends on your deadlines are shifting work priorities your mood and says secret instructions given to you bye not pasta. The mysterious russian woman whom you encountered into vegetable lisle with a local supermarket. Double check your priorities by reviewing your list in priority order after each item ask if i only got this far through my list am i okay with everything after this i don't not getting done until the next day. If the answer is no shuffle the more important items towards the front of your list. If you're like me no amount of experience will ever get you to limit your to do list to a realistic amount of work so accept that and just make sure you do the stuff you really have to do. Tomorrow morning get up and do the super special item on your list. Only then should you check your email and voice mail to find out if anything version came in then spend the rest of your day with your to do list somewhere in site i keep mine by my keyboard so every time i glanced down i see it. When you see your list double check that you're working on something that somewhere on the list and it's not bring yourself back to the list. One final tweak if something comes up and you decide to work on it even though it's not on your list at it to your list then across it off when you're done. By reviewing your list at the end of the day you'll be able to see it which interruptions or unexpected items ended up taking priority over your daily items if you notice a pattern overtime that certain interruptions consistently disruptive. Those can become candidates for working into your to do list before and they become interruptions. Now in austin hold bernice again apparently she's mastered fonts and is now working on tab stops i may as well start adding this to my daily to do list on an ongoing basis i have a feeling it's going to be a long months. This is steven robbins email questions to get it done past quick and dirty hits dot com and five get it done dies nine cents worth less due more actual favorites less do more and have a great place
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