Things to do lists are one of the most critical tools to get and stay organized and by using these you will learn to:
When I first transitioned to being a stay at home mom and found myself busy and starting to get disorganized, I started thinking about how I handled my life as a single mom, working full time, going to school, and running a business. How did I do it all?
Every night before leaving the office, I would take 5 to 10 minutes to write down all the tasks that needed to get done. Phone calls to make, personal notes and errands, work projects, you name it, and it went on that piece of paper.
Writing tasks down is a great time management tool and some of the best ways to utilize these are as follows:
Writing tasks out does the following things…
If you're pressed for time at the end of the day, then use other time management tools such as....
Leave yourself reminder voice mails to do something.
Send reminder e-mails to yourself.
I even use my 12 year old to remind me to pick things up as we're walking into a store.
The time management system of writing to do lists has organized my life bringing me more sanity and order and I know it will for you too.