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Drop the To-Do List and Schedule It (365 Days of Spirited Living – DAY 195)

Drop the To-Do List and Schedule It

“There cannot be a crisis next week. My schedule is already full.”
— Henry Kissinger

Why do the most successful and productive people in the world use a schedule (or calendar) as opposed to a to-do list?

Well, according to researcher Kevin Kruse, there are several reasons. One of the main reasons is that to-do lists have a few weakness that keep projects from getting done and goals from being reached.

Personally, it is easier to get a sheet of paper or a blank sheet on your word processor and make a numbered list of everything you have to do. But a list is all that it is. And a list with no action points is useless.  Read more…

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