Whether it’s a log, a list of goals, a grocery list, or checklists, this article will give you some ideas for different lists you might want to create. I think that many people who start trying to organize their life start with a task list. But where do you go from there? I know that for me, that once I started separating different information or tasks to do into different lists I started to see how I could get my life organized.
But there are a lot of different kinds of lists besides your task or to-do list that can help you be more productive.
9. Life lists: A list of your short- and long-term goals can be a great motivator, as well as a trigger list to help generate new projects. I also like to have a list of areas of focus, the different roles that I play, each of which comes with a different set of tasks and goals.
10. Reference: Any information you find yourself referring to often can make a useful list – metric conversions, file types, software registration keys, birthdays, the names of your children, whatever.
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