When you begin any project, are trying to make a change in your life, or are faced with a difficult undertaking, the best way to improve your result is to ask the important questions first. If you are working as part of a team, some questions may need to be asked of others. When working towards an individual goal, you will be the one giving the answers.
- They may have some Post-It notes or random scribbles on a pad of paper, but not an organized list of any kind.
- This one often catches people off-guard. Yes, you should like using your list. Otherwise, you’ll stop using it.
- Whatever format your list, make sure that it can be carried with you. Apps make that easy, as our phones are omnipresent. However, if your list is paper-based, make sure it is portable and travels with you.
“Your list has to be with you at all times. It order to remind you of your work and priorities, you need to look at it regularly. If it’s out of sight, it’s out of mind.”