Merlin Mann offer two excellent posts on the unexpected subtleties of crafting a good to-do list (Part 1, Part 2).
While for many people (like my wife), this is a completely natural
process, I frequently struggle with it. Mann is full of good advice and
understands how our bad habits interfere. This will certainly help me
in crafting to-dos that are much more concrete and actionable.
Planning your work means more than just collecting the detritus of an
occasional “brain dump.” Learn to create an actionable, unintimidating
task list that helps you maintain focus on the outcomes that are
important to you. Part 1 of a 2-part series (new post Tuesday morning).