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Thursday, June 16, 2011

Tips For Creating A To Do List

Why should you use a To Do List?

  • A to do list can help you manage your time better
  •   It allows you to visualise what you need to achieve
  •   A to do list can help prioritise
  •   It can help improve your memory by writing everything down
  •  It can help keep you organised
  •   A to do list can help reduce stress

How to create a To Do List

  • Create a master list with ALL of your activities and tasks that you need to complete
  • Break large projects into smaller tasks
  • Code the items according to priority.  For Example: A = Absolutely must complete B = Should do  C = can wait

Tips for using a daily To Do list

  • Put tasks in order of importance that need to be completed
  • Allocate a time frame for each task
  • Include no more than two large tasks
  • Try to list no more than 10 items that you aim to complete
  • Include appointments and commitments to others
  • Always try to leave room for interruptions and urgent items that may come up unexpectedly
  • Track your time to see exactly where your time goes
  • Know your energy cycles – when you are most productive and when you are not and plan your to do’s around these.
  • Delegate tasks where possible
  • Cross or tick tasks off once you have completed them

1 comment:

  1. Brought a combo white/cork board to put up near the computer desk on the 4th of this month so I can put my lists etc up.

    I'm still waiting for hubby to put it up for me might have to call in dial a hubby to do it for me if he doesnt get to it by the end of this month. LOL

    (((( Hugs )))) XXXX Kisses XXXX

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