Daily Task List: How to Avoid the Biggest Mistake That People Make (Habit of the Day)

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People often make a huge mistake with their daily task lists. Most fill them with dozens of items that can't completed by the close of business. The secret to getting things done is to focus on the most important tasks and schedule your morning routine so you're tackling these projects. In this "Habit of the Day" presentation, you'll learn how to create a task list that gets results

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Daily Task List: How to Avoid the Biggest Mistake That People Make (Habit of the Day)

  1. Habit ofHabit of the Daythe Day Daily Task ListDaily Task List:: How to AvoidHow to Avoid the Biggestthe Biggest Mistake ThatMistake That People MakePeople Make Time Required: Time Required: 5–10 5–10 ins. ins. http://www.flickr.com/photos/striatic/2191404675/
  2. The Problem:The Problem: Many people make the mistakeMany people make the mistake of placing too many tasksof placing too many tasks on their daily task list.on their daily task list. http://www.flickr.com/photos/joyoflife/445894449/
  3. It is difficult to focusIt is difficult to focus and choose tasksand choose tasks when you have a hugewhen you have a huge list full oflist full of conflictingconflicting taskstasks.. http://www.flickr.com/photos/joyoflife/445894449/
  4. The Solution:The Solution: Create a “Most ImportantCreate a “Most Important Tasks” (MITs) ListTasks” (MITs) List http://www.flickr.com/photos/dsevilla/316051026/
  5. Instead focus on completing theInstead focus on completing the priority tasks first thing in the morning.priority tasks first thing in the morning. Don’t try to find time to completeDon’t try to find time to complete dozens of small tasks daily.dozens of small tasks daily. http://www.flickr.com/photos/nathaninsandiego/3489798363/http://www.flickr.com/photos/nathaninsandiego/3489798363/
  6. Action Plan:Action Plan: If you have trouble completing yourIf you have trouble completing your important tasks and feel there is notimportant tasks and feel there is not enough time in the day for your work…enough time in the day for your work… http://www.flickr.com/photos/mark-magnusson/58909454
  7. At the end of each day, identify the three mostAt the end of each day, identify the three most important tasks that need to be completedimportant tasks that need to be completed the next day, in order of importance.the next day, in order of importance. #1#1 http://www.flickr.com/photos/30595068@N06/5803619680/http://www.flickr.com/photos/30595068@N06/5803619680/
  8. Make sure two of these tasks are forMake sure two of these tasks are for immediate projects and one is somethingimmediate projects and one is something that moves forward a long term goal.that moves forward a long term goal. #2#2 http://www.flickr.com/photos/82596552@N00/4679749640/
  9. First thing in the morning on the following day,First thing in the morning on the following day, work on these three essential tasks. Ignore allwork on these three essential tasks. Ignore all distractions until they are done.distractions until they are done. #3#3 http://www.flickr.com/photos/hmoong/6871424406/
  10. Once these action items are complete, youOnce these action items are complete, you can slowly work on all other tasks, knowing thatcan slowly work on all other tasks, knowing that the most important jobs are already complete.the most important jobs are already complete. #4#4 http://www.flickr.com/photos/21253420@N00/4420606662/http://www.flickr.com/photos/21253420@N00/4420606662/
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