“Implement whatever organizational system works best for you, but then be sure to review your to-do list at least once a week.” -Cheryl Barker
Organize your to-do list by workflow, priority, or due date.
Make it actionable.
Prioritize your to-dos.
Note why each to-do on your list is important
Always include a deadline.
Break big work into smaller tasks.
Delete low/no-value tasks and nice-to-dos.
Celebrate your progress.
Triage your list at the end of the day.
Create a to-do list for each week or each day.
Turn off notifications.
Track what you don’t need to do.
Take Your Time to Plan the List.
Write Tasks, Not Goals.
Keep To-Do Lists Brief.
Put a Limit on Items.
Use Checklists for Complex Tasks.
Batch Similar Tasks.
Track the Recurring Tasks.
Prioritize Your Tasks.
Add Tasks When They’re Fresh.
Give Yourself Deadlines.
Create a “Done” List.
Define the Tasks in More Detail.
Do Some Prep Work in Advance.
Automate the Maintenance.
Be Comfortable With Revising Your To-Do List.
Know Your Task Types and Your Schedule.
Shield of Protection.
Count on Time for Transitions.
Use a To-Do List App to Get Organized.
“Subtracting from your list of priorities is as important as adding to it.”― Frank Sonnenberg