So, how should your to-do list be handled and, therefore, make you more productive? Here are 5 ways to help you tackle your list. First, eat the frog. Yes, you read that correctly. "Eat the frog" is a term that means to do the least interesting task first. Just go ahead and get it over with and out of the way. Time blocking is another method. With time blocking, specific blocks of time are set aside for each task. Once the allotted time is over, move on to the next task. The Pomodoro Technique is similar to time blocking, but instead of assigning specific amounts of time to a given task, work is broken down into intervals separated by short breaks. Traditionally, the intervals are 25 minutes in length with breaks of 10-15 minutes. Why not start out with the smallest (in regards to time) tasks first? Take those easy victories up front! And, finally, put technology to work. With the large selection of tools available today to help you manage your to-do list, there's bound to be one to fit your needs and personality.
With all these great tips on how to make your to-do list more manageable, what are you waiting for? Get to work!