We recently learned about the virtues of “not to-do” lists. But many of us love our to-do lists. They keep life happy and orderly and logical, even if we don’t always find ourselves crossing everything off.
Studies have shown that even just the act of physically writing down our tasks makes it much easier to commit to doing them.
But just because we’re keeping track of what we need to do doesn’t necessarily mean that we’re freeing up our minds to focus on other things, worry less, or be more creative.
As productivity guru David Allen shows in this video, there is a specific art and science to getting things done. In the video below, he offers 5 tactics to make sure that what you scribble down successfully transitions from a goal to a done deed.
Put it on your list and enjoy!
Tips to help you keep it real