Corralling your task list and action items

The Chaotic Symphony. Throughout the course of a typical week in the office I attract action items and tasks like mosquitos on a summer night. They appear from every direction and often without notice as part of what I call organizational entropy. Most professional workers today have this dilemma because there are so many sources tasks can originate: Meeting minutes Read More …

4 Questions To Ask About Aging “To Do” List Tasks

Knowledge workers today are expected to process increasing amounts of information each day. If you’re like me then your “to do” list is a mile long and has tasks that are buried at the bottom and have been for some time. Whether by shifting business priorities, resource constraints, or simply a volume processing limitation, I just don’t seem to be Read More …

How do you give adequate attention to tasks?

I struggled this week to keep up with my current task load while managing to deadlines and expectations. There were times that I thought that I was shortcutting some tasks because I needed to move on to other tasks. This thought resonated with me throughout the week and I’m curious how others handle task time. Let’s say you have 5 Read More …