RevBuilders’ Time and Task Management: 5 of 6 – Work Down the Prioritized List. Step 4: Work down your list, and stay only on the task you are on until you cannot do anything more with it. You have created finally your task or to-do list and prioritized it, but if you can’t stick with it, it becomes meaningless. And by stick with it, I mean that excluding Critical tasks, you must stay on the course of what you prioritized.
This is probably the step you’ve been really waiting for – how to prioritize. I wish I would have learned so much of this so long ago. I can’t tell you specifically what to prioritize, but I’ll try and give you some guidelines on how I prioritize: First…
I know, you’re probably staring at this, trying to make sure you read it right. You did – you need to schedule when you are going to prioritize. I know this might seem counter-intuitive or useless, but if you don’t schedule your time out, you would be amazed at how easily your prioritization time will be lost.
Have you heard someone say, or maybe you say it all the time, “I didn’t get as much done as I thought I would” or “I never finish everything I plan on doing”? Ever wonder if maybe you were trying to do too much in too little amount of time?
Time and Task Management are Inter-Related. It can’t be helped. What you spend your time doing is dependent on what task you prioritize the highest, and what task you prioritize the highest depends on how much time you have. So here’s 5 Steps to help you more effectively manage your tasks (and therefore your time!)