in Productivity

To-do v2

For the last 26 years and 275 days (yes, I worked it out…) I’ve approached ‘To Do’ lists in a very old-school way. We’re talking bullet points here. Obviously, given my ability to procrastinate and the number of things I don’t cross off my list each day, it’s not an amazingly successful system. I was delighted, therefore, to come across this post on lifehack.org with the following graphic:

Urgency vs. Importance

It shows that urgency and importance are independent variables, and suggests that you make a big one of these graphs for your wall and stick Post-It notes onto it. Now there’s a plan…

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