“If you have more than 3 priorities then you don’t have any.” – Jim Collins
Create a list of tasks.
Rank your tasks.
Allocate time requirements for each task.
Use a schedule for your day’s priorities.
Know when to remove tasks from your to-do list.
Plan for the unexpected.
Update your list frequently.
Use time multipliers.Time multipliers are strategies that give you more time in the future.
Create sub-tasks. Managing priorities can be more manageable when you consider any progress as progress.
Consider your most productive hours.
Share your priorities with others.
Planning Saves You Time.
Planning Uncovers Your Priorities.
Planning Provides A ‘Crisis’ Filter.
Planning Improves Our Communications.
Planning Gives Us Peace of Mind.
Separate doing from planning.
Block specific planning time on your calendar.
Planning checklists can be very helpful.
Not all planning has to be linear.
Employ a reminder system as you begin your planning habit.
Write out your plan every day.
Plan at the same time every day.
Brainstorm a quick to-do list.
Divide your task list between Work and Life.
Identify two things that MUST be done today.
Include some quick tasks.
Refer back to your list often.
Prioritize Tasks Based On Income-Producing Potential.
Say ‘No’ To Work You Don’t Need To Do.
Time Block Your Day.
Schedule Important Work During Your Peak Productivity Hours.
Get Everything Down On A To-Do List.
Get One Single Task Accomplished.
Set Multiple Deadlines For Large Projects.
“When it is obvious that the goals cannot be reached, don’t adjust the goals, adjust the action steps.” – Confucius