A simple yet extremely effective decision-making tool to help prioritise and manage tasks.
Download and print this tool to assist with prioritising your tasks.
The urgent tasks are those that you feel the need to react to e.g. emails, phone calls, enquiries. The important tasks are those which make you proactive and are the things that contribute to your long term goals, visions and missions.
Although separating these differences is simple enough to do once, consistency is key. This matrix can be applied to to broad plans - what needs to be done this week? and can also be used to break these down into smaller, daily plans - "what should I do today?". It provides a clear framework for making decisions over and over again; whether that's in your personal or business life. For more information, check out our blog: How to increase productivity and reduce time wasting with one simple tool.