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Fill the travel
I need it today
Take wife for a
Son’s football match
Pay credit card
Send task force
getting organized is not new
create personal value – manage tasks, work and goals better
If you can talk with crowds and keep your virtue,
Or walk with Kings - nor lose the common touch,
If neither foes nor loving friends can hurt you,
If all men count with you, but none too much;
If you can fill the unforgiving minute
With sixty seconds' worth of distance run,
Yours is the Earth and everything that's in it,
And - which is more - you'll be a Man, my son!
~ “If” by Rudyard Kipling
When we promise work, we agree to juggle it
When we start work, we start juggling
Each new ball adds overhead exponentially
Even if you stop working on it, your brain keeps juggling it.
the cost in distraction and
stress of uncompleted tasks.
A freeway can operate from 0 to 100 percent
capacity. But when a freeway’s capacity gets
over about 65%, it starts to slow down. When
it reaches 100% capacity – it stops
Our brains are not much different
So-called “idle” time is vital for a
healthy brain – and it is a misnomer.
Time when you aren’t forcing your
brain to pump something out is
when it’s doing background
processing on things you “aren’t”
Do less at a time, do things more efficiently, and
end up doing more overall by doing less right now.
Establish your value
Establish your backlog
Establish your WIP LimitBegin to Pull
Prioritize, Refine, Reduce