Here’s Why Your To-Do List Will Fail

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“I watch a lot of astronaut movies….Mostly Star Wars. And even Han and Chewie use a checklist.” — Jon Stewart

“Everything in life is a checklist, whether it’s building a birdhouse or building a kitchen. If you don’t have a checklist, you’re much more likely to forget something.” — Brian Tracy

First and foremost, be realistic with your time

“Subtracting from your list of priorities is as important as adding to it.” ― Frank Sonnenbergrian Tracy

Organize your list into three sections: must do, want to do, and if there’s still time

Consider a weekly or monthly to-do list rather than a daily to-do list

Do the hard thing first

Don’t forget the fun!

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