If you’re like me, you probably have a “to-do” list of some kind or another; and if not, why not? It might be part of a sophisticated online planning system, or written in a diary or notebook, or even scribbled on the back of an envelope.
However, I am now suggesting that you have a “don’t-do” list, or a ‘stop-doing’ list.
I once had an assistant who one day, proudly showed me her ‘to-do’ list with 54 activities on it!
In the time it took her to write this list, she could have completed 75% of the activities.
Get the magnifying glass out
If you have a huge to-do list, sit down and take a closer look at it. Ask yourself if you really need to do everything on that list.
Perhaps you have a colleague or a member of your team, or even a boss that you could delegate…
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