To do or not to do—that used to be the question. Now, the question is How can we make our daily to do list most effective? AsWinston Churchill once said: “Let your advance worrying become advanced thinking and planning.” While it’s true that we have taken his advice to heart over the years by trying to reduce our anxiety about the many concurrently unfolding events in our busy schedules, it’s also true that we can do better! Thanks to our dedication and focus on mastering our own daily to-do list, we’ve come up with 15 ways for you to do the same.
Now, we’re not saying you should let the list rule your life. Our message is to use a little finesse and organization to keep your daily to-do list from overwhelming everything else that matters. After all, keeping that list well-managed and under control will give you the freedom to enjoy the unplanned and the unexpected—which we all know is really the most awesome part of life.
1. Make Deadlines
The best to-do lists always include deadlines, as they provide you with structure and help prevent procrastination. Also, you get to plan something fun when you meet an exceptionally challenging deadline, right?
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