Zone 3 - tasks here are both urgent and important. They require immediate attention
Zone 4 - tasks here are important but not urgent. Either no specific deadline or a deadline that is a long way off.
Ask yourself " How can I give myself enough time to do these tasks well ?" Ask yourself " How can I avoid putting these jobs off ?"
Assess your task!! Is the task urgent & important? Do you need to complete it today? Take immediate action A Is the task urgent or important? Does it has a definite deadline? yes No Allocate time to complete it Set realistic deadline for it B Is the task necessary? Save the task for quiet time Discard C yes yes No yes No yes No