I'm a big fan of to-do lists. I use them as an external memory bank, storing up all of those tasks that are important, but I'm unable to work on at that moment.
Need to make changes to my insurance plan in a few weeks? On the to-do list.
Need to call someone back when I'm not in a meeting? On the to-do list.
Need to change the cat's litter every week? On the to-do list.
It's super helpful to let something else remember everything that floats through my head. However, every few weeks a task is added to the to-do list and it just stays there forever. I look at it and think "I really don't want to do deal with that right now" and easily find something more appealing to do.Read More