Use Mindfulness as a productivity tool

Whenever I used to read some books or articles about productivity and how the most successful authors/managers/CEOs/ athletes (… etc) manage their time… They all seem to emphasize the power of Meditation and Mindfulness (One Way or the other).

Whether you meditate professionally or are simply trying it out, getting into the state of calmness brings a lot of very good benefits to your body and soul… Especially enabling you to concentrate more, and even take better decisions throughout really difficult time.

Ever heard the sentence: “Never take a decision while in Anger and never give a promise while you are happy”? it’s kinda true since our mood affects how we can view and evaluate things, and that can affect our productivity tremendously (at least from the idea of not making a mistake or make a decision that you will regret it later on or that will take you more time to fix)…

Meditation brings wisdom; lack of meditation leaves ignorance. Know well what leads you forward and what holds you back, and choose the path that leads to wisdom.

Buddha

CALM YOUR MIND AND TAKE BACK YOUR SOUL

This week’s tip is about how to get into this state of calmness and how you can use it as a productivity tool.

In one of my books, I emphasize on the idea of NOT using your head.. Because gets really crowded inside and you may end up with a task taking 50 minutes instead of the original 10… And so forth.

Try to clear your mind every week, 2-3 times per week would be a good start and then you can use it as you see necessarily… And you can do so by using multiple methods some include formal meditation practices such as trying to sit and not think for a while, and others might not sound like meditating but you can actually reach the same results such as engaging in prayers or a religious activity, reading (or better of… Writing), and doing some physical activity like walking (While you are shutting down your analytical brain and focusing on your senses…)

Once you have that practice 2-3 times per week… Or Simply before the start of a task, you have higher chances that (if you have done it properly) you will have a clearer mind to actually perform your task much better.

Enjoy your week,
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Samer Chidiac is a Strategic Innovation Advisor, a Business Psychologist, a Philanthropist, an Author and a Speaker. 

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It only takes a minute…

Guarding your time is a skill that you should master and looking back to find out that a month have passed since you thought of doing something or even a year can strike you by surprise.

At the end of 2010, I published a video called 11 minutes, to highlight that 2011 would be the most productive year of my life, by concentrating 11 minutes everyday to tryout something new. 

When you come to think about it, 11 Minutes may not seem much, but 11 minutes everyday for 365 days, is equivalent to more than 60 hours, which is MUCH!

“How did it get so late so soon?”


Dr. Seuss

The journey of a 1000 miles begins with a single step, and the journey to a 100 hours begins with only one minute! 

This week’s tip is about putting a target that you wouldn’t normally think you could accomplish and concentrate one minute everyday towards it…

Yes Just One Minute per day. 

Let’s say Reading a book, how many pages you can read in one minute? or how many words can you write per minute? Just do that.. It’s as simple. 

 Well, the logic behind that, is that the first minute is usually the hardest… So imagine that you want to work out for just one minute? chances are that once you are in that position to work out for that 1 minute, more will flow naturally, and same with other items… Reading and writing and more.. 

Concentrate on One Minute everyday… and See where it will lead to.

Have a wonderful week,
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Samer Chidiac is a Strategic Innovation Advisor, a Business Psychologist, a Philanthropist, an Author and a Speaker. 

You can check his Books on Amazon, Follow him on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram and check his Website for More.

Don’t just stand there… Start Acting or Reacting!

In one of my books, I spoke about the importance of timing, especially in taking decisions. How much does it cost us, NOT to take a decision or taking a decision too soon or too late; Each one of us experienced the following statement at least few times: You take 1 hour to take a decision to do something that actually take 10 minutes to execute… and NO, the 59 Minutes Spent were not for Brainstorming and Planning :).

It’s totally true in relationships, but it’s more general towards handling opportunities….  How many times you thought that an opportunity that presented itself would just stick there waiting for you to make the first move (on any move for crying out loud)?

It’s wise not to be foolish in taking a decision without thinking it over, but it’s foolish to stay wise all the time and take no risks whatsoever.

This week’s tip is about calculating the ratio of time-hesitating over time-doing and checking the impact:

What’s the Nolite Timere equation?

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Well, beside the fact that I just came up with the naming which translates into “Don’t Worry” in Latin, here’s the equation:

NT = Time Spent Deciding / Potential or Actual Time Spent Executing 

if NT is equal to 1, in most cases you’re breaking even, but it’s not exciting for the task.

if NT is Greater than 1, then you’re wasting too much time. Imagine you’re spending 60 minutes trying to figure out if you should take a shower that will take you in total 10 minutes?

Obviously, NT should be Less than 1. meaning that the Time spent deciding should be less than the potential or actual time spent executing.

The rule of thumb in decision making, is the order… You first need to understand / estimate how long a task needs to be done before taking a decision about it… Because if it takes less than 2 minutes to be done… Then you need to DO IT otherwise you will need to take a decision to Differ it to another time (scheduled), or Delegate it to someone else or Drop it from your list. And those are called the 4 Ds of Decision Making.

Enjoy your week!

Cheers,
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Samer Chidiac

Samer Chidiac is a Sr. Strategist, Author & an International Innovation Expert.

The Monday Tip Weekly blog is part of the “Influencing the Life of Others” project

That one Important Step that Kills your Productivity…

Whatever you are doing right now, step out of it, sit down and read this… You will need it!

After a long time researching personal and corporate productivity, on what would be the right process to make things right, what are the tools and the tips to have a both effective & efficient use of time and resources to accomplish your tasks, I have came down to a small and easy advice on how to do it… You can read more details about it in this Post  but here’s a small recap:

Once you have a To Do List, assign properties to the same line item, and normally it’s like adding 4 Tags to the line item:

  • Call Jack: Project A, 15 Minutes, End of Day Today, Phone
  • Get Shampoo: Personal, 1 Hour, Friday 13th, Errands
  • Reply to Amy: Project B, 30 Minutes, Tuesday 22nd, Email
  • *To Do Description*: *Related to which project*, *Time to finish*, *Priority/Deadline*, *Context*

So here’s the trick, You just need to assign 4 different tags to your list, and based on that you can re-order the list, and make sure you can finish them all on time… So per example, if you’re leaving work at 6 PM, you might not be able to take that call because it’s not business hours anymore and is inappropriate to do it, however if you were heading to lunch or a meeting, and you’re driving your car, then you can take advantage of those 30 minutes to take that call. and so on.

I guarantee you, that if you use this method, you will increase your productivity tremendously!

So what’s this week’s tip all about?

Let’s say you were given a report to make, the person giving it to you, expect it done in 2 hours, or let’s say the next day… Or Let’s say you agreed to execute a project that normally takes 2 days to finish… But you end up, slipping through time, procrastinating.. leaving some details to the last minute… and so on… What happened? why are you not working efficiently? if an Email takes 10 minutes to reply, why is it not done yet?

I will tell you… Simply because you don’t know how to do it… (at that particular time)… YES… Sometimes, the reply to an email when it comes to TYPING… takes 10 minutes, but to know WHAT TO TYPE… might take 5 minutes to 5 hours… 🙂 got it?

So most of the times, we tend to ignore one important step, which is “Accommodating needed time to Learn How to Do the task”, but since we don’t pay attention on how this is too important, or our Super Ego jumps in (I’m going a little Freud on this 🙂 ), we tend to accept the task, commit to deadlines, and then Frustrate our entire life, and our personal time, and our energy trying to live up to that expectation.

So the Answer is simple, put a step first, call it: The little Learner! how much time I need to Learn how to do this task? (even if it’s 10 Seconds)

If you need help, it’s OK! just ask for help, or put some checkpoints along the way, so start writing a small draft and then validate it with your boss or client, then go over it again and re-do the validation and so on… You will realize that Not only you learned how to do it, but also the satisfaction from your work grows higher and higher…

So remember, LEARN, to put your Ego aside and Increase your Productivity! 

Enjoy your week,

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Samer Chidiac

Samer Chidiac is a Sr. Strategist, Author & an International Innovation Expert.

The Monday Tip Weekly blog is part of the “Influencing the Life of Others” project

You will know how heavy a burden was, when you let it go

When I started delivering workshops on Time Management, I’ve almost always started with this example… The Example of How Heavy the glass of water is. (or a bottle, depending how it would work out)


How heavy is a glass of water?

A lecturer when explaining stress management to an audience, raised a glass of water and asked,”How heavy is this glass of water?”

Answers called out ranged from 4oz to 12oz.

The lecturer replied, “The absolute weight doesn’t matter. It depends on how long you try to hold it. If I hold it for a minute, that’s not a problem. If I hold it for an hour, I’ll have an ache in my right arm. If I hold it for a day, you’ll have to call an ambulance. In each case, it’s the same weight, but the longer I hold it, the heavier it becomes.”

He continued,”And that’s the way it is with stress management. If we carry our burdens all the time, sooner or later, as the burden becomes increasingly heavy, we won’t be able to carry on.”

“As with the glass of water, you have to put it down for a while and rest before holding it again. When we’re refreshed, we can carry on with the burden.”

“So, before you return home tonight, put the burden of work down. Don’t carry it home. You can pick it up tomorrow.”

“Whatever burdens you’re carrying now, let them down for a moment if you can. So, my friend, put down anything that may be a burden to you right now. Don’t pick it up again until after you’ve rested a while.”


This week’s tip, is about discovering the wasted energy that we can suffer from without knowing… You see we may be carrying something very delicate and not necessarily heavy, but requires constant concentration and attention, for a long time that we almost destroy our productivity.

Just take a REAL look at what you are carrying, and believe me, you wouldn’t know how REALLY heavy the load you have, until you let it go… Even for an Evening… so do not underestimate the small pending issues you have, cause they may be killing your productivity softly..

Whether it was the electricity bill you forgot to pay, or that old relationship you still are holding on to, every small stuff, will be a huge burden after a while, and it will need further energy to sustain… And you might realize that you’re not actually afraid of letting go… but from moving forward…

Sometimes the hardest part isn’t letting go but rather learning to start over.

~Nicole Sobon

Enjoy your Week!

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Samer Chidiac

Samer Chidiac is a Sr. Strategist, Author & an International Innovation Expert.

The Monday Tip Weekly blog is part of the “Influencing the Life of Others” project

Wake up and smell the coffee, then finish your tasks!

Whether you’re a morning person, or an evening person, this post is irrelevantly yours 🙂

I’d like you to picture yourself in the following scenario:

You’re back from work / school, after a long day filled with activities and your brain power’s status is “battery low”, and you still have this project / report or whatever that you need to deliver the second day… (Let’s say you need to email it at 9 AM, and it’s already 9:00 PM now)

Option #1: you make yourself a coffee and start working on it till 2 AM, send it and then go to sleep

Option #2: you go to sleep and wake up at 5:00 AM, work on it till 7 AM and send it.

 Which option would sound more like you?

Well most of the persons I’ve worked with, would go for Option #1 almost always.

The Tip for this week, is to CHOOSE OPTION #2 🙂 … as Simple as that.

 

 

Time To Complete a task

With almost everyone, the same task that would take you 1 hour to finish in the morning, would take you 2 if you do it in the afternoon and almost 4 if you keep it till the evening time. Why is that??  (and JUST FOR THE PURPOSE OF THIS Sentence as the Brain is far more sophisticated to describe) Think about your brain as a Garbage bag, once it’s filled with so many things from your daily routine, your computing power will be using the remainder of its capacity… Which would obviously take more time.

So next time just try to crash and get a good night sleep, and wake up early… Smell the Coffee, and then finish your tasks.

Have a nice week!

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Samer Chidiac

 

Samer Chidiac is a Sr. Strategist, Author & an International Innovation Expert.

The Monday Tip Weekly blog is part of the “Influencing the Life of Others” project

 

You’ll cross that bridge when you get there!

Did you know that the amount of energy directly impacting your productivity that is fleeing your system because of worrying about the future is beyond enormous??!!!

Worrying is one of the main causes of Stress, and of course, almost all the bad health issues can be easily attributed to stress.

Last night (or pretty much early this morning), I woke up around 4 AM, checked out my mobile phone to find 2 missed calls that I received at 2 AM from the janitor of the building where my apartment is in Beirut. Although I am in Dubai now, I couldn’t help not to start asking my self on what was the news that couldn’t want till morning to be shared with me… Of course I couldn’t sleep afterwards thinking and over-thinking… Possibly on all the scenarios  that may have happened… Although what I would normally coach anyone,is to go back to sleep and attend this matter first thing the second morning… But I couldn’t… I gave in to the twisted thoughts that were flowing my mind…

At around 7 AM Beirut Time (8 AM – Dubai Time), I called the Janitor… And he told me, it was by mistake that he called my number and there’s nothing at all…

I can’t say these types of similar incidents don’t happen often with me 🙂 … But I normally manage to treat 8 out of 10 of them with the Tip of this week!

It’s simple, and it’s very straight forward… You Will Cross that Bridge when you get there… an expression that means you will not worry about a possible future problem but will deal with it if it happens

You can’t change the past, but you can ruin the present by worrying about the future

Enjoy your Week!
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Samer Chidiac

Samer Chidiac is a Sr. Strategist, Author & an International Innovation Expert.

The Monday Tip Weekly blog is part of the “Influencing the Life of Others” project

Don’t wait the right mood to do the task… Just do it!

How many times have you been in the situation where you still have a task to finish, but you keep delaying it because simply you don’t LIKE to do it, or because you’re “waiting for the right mood”. So you procrastinate hoping that one of 2 things happen: either the task will magically disappear or you will get the inspiration and the mood will suddenly appear..

Well to be honest with you, in my line of expertise, this is identified as a MAJOR time waster, and there’s no one who managed to explain it better than Brian Tracy in his book “Eat that Frog” and here’s a bit on how it goes:

Imagine that you have to eat a LIVING Frog on your desk, and of course since this task is so disgusting and “painful” to do, you would keep pushing it to the end of your todo list. But the reality is that you will keep thinking about it and how difficult it will be to do that task  even if you’re doing something else.

The Right thing to do is to EAT THAT FROG which is the task that you don’t like to do… And eat it as quickly as possible 🙂 . Then you’ll be confident that nothing would be as difficult or disgusting as this one.

My Tip to you this week is the following:

If you’re not in the Mood to do a task… DO IT ANYWAY… even if you have to do it while nagging.. or by feeling annoyed and disgusted… JUST DO IT!

Enjoy your Week 🙂 !
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Samer Chidiac

Samer Chidiac is a Sr. Strategist, Author & an International Innovation Expert.

The Monday Tip Weekly blog is part of the “Influencing the Life of Others” project

Take the time to rest… Don’t be at the office when you’re at home

One of the first things you will learn when you’re an entrepreneur is that the notion of office hours doesn’t apply to you; you could be staying up late, waking up late working on a weekend… Working from your living room or from a Café… Things just don’t follow a specific rule.

As workplaces evolved, we’re seeing that the trend of working from home or let’s say taking your work outside the office is becoming more and more trendy than before, with all the technology that connects people, and brings the world closer… You could be doing your day-to-day office work and yet be somewhere completely different and what was once solely available to entrepreneurs is not available for almost everyone.

This is a slippery-slope advantage, that made things easier and yet more challenging, as the more you can work from home, the less you would be able to disconnect from your work environment… It did start with the blackberry phenomena, and never ended afterwards!

This week’s tip is about how to take the time to REFRESH and to rest… but this time, the Right way!

I know lots of people, who can’t wait till they go to the beach while they are still at the office, and when they are at the beach they start thinking of the office, and the trend continues at home, at the gym, outing with family and friends… and the list goes on and on…

Once I was being hosted at a Morning Show on TV talking my time management book, and I was clarifying that we don’t notice lots of times that we don’t enough dedicate time to rest and refresh! it seems that all of our time is occupied with “Stuff” that we need to take care of, people we need to be with, and things we need to worry about related to work, life etc…

What I said then, and here it is now… “When you’re taking some time to REST… Then REST and Don’t Work… When you’re at the beach, ENJOY being there, and Don’t be worrying about what will happen at work the next day”, some people don’t even have the luxury of a 2-day weekend and they need to achieve that level of REST in just 1. Well guess what! Some people have 10 days vacation, and yet they still feel NOT relaxed..

Relaxing is almost considered as a state of Mind and not a time-bounded activity… But the key to be successful in this, is to give each slot of your time its worth… when you’re at work, WORK… and when you’re with family or friends.. Indulge in the moment and enjoy it, as if it’s your last!

Enjoy your Week!

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Samer Chidiac

Samer Chidiac is a Sr. Strategist, Author & an International Innovation Expert.

The Monday Tip Weekly blog is part of the “Influencing the Life of Others” project

Better Late than Never

I’ve published this post on Tuesday intentionally 🙂 … To prove this point.

So many times, we get delayed for one reason or the other in submitting a proposal, fulfilling a task, finishing a job and so on… We reach to a certain point where we cross the original deadline or let’s say appropriate time. And that point would leave us with 2 choices: 1) forget about it 2) continue and deliver on your promise “Late”.

Ok, so let me tell you a random something about your brain. One of the primary ways your brain keeps itself motivated is with a chemical called Dopamine. It’s the feel-good hormone that makes drugs so popular, but it’s also an important part of the self-regulating system that makes you productive. So the more you finish tasks the more Dopamine your system has and therefor the more accomplished you feel and therefor more HAPPY you become 🙂

Now pretty much what you would be feeling when you have just passed the deadline (whether you had all the right reasons or not), is a combination of guilt, sadness and anger. And mostly no matter what your decision will be (to proceed or not to) regarding the late task in hand it WILL be affecting your productivity; and it will be delaying so many other things, because a part of your brain will still be thinking and being emotional about it and that alone will be decreasing the energy you will have to fulfill other tasks.

So the tip for this week is simple,

  • Keep in mind that until that particular task is completed (even later on) you won’t be able to be at your Full Productive Capacity.
  • Sometimes you may be able to deliver more than expected and that MAY save you, and turn things around.
  • it’s Super important to ACKNOWLEDGE the situation with the other party, Ignoring that the mistake is not healthy and will turn back on you some other day! just Face the Music and apologize if it’s your mistake or share the reasons if it’s not.

Enjoy your Week!

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Samer Chidiac

Samer Chidiac is a Sr. Strategist, Author & an International Innovation Expert.

The Monday Tip Weekly blog is part of the “Influencing the Life of Others” project

When is the Right time to do a task?

Ok, I’m going to tell you a Time Management Secret! it’s one of the trade secrets that highly productive individuals use; and as much Cliché it may sound… It’s True! 

Successful & Highly productive individuals’ Time Management Trade Secret is:

“They Perform Their Tasks at the Right Time”

Now it’s a fact that we all have different levels of energy throughout  the day (and night); did you ever hear that someone is a Morning, Evening or a Night person? when he or she just feels the energy flowing all over them at a particular time of the day? well that’s true about all of us, you may just not realize that yet.

For a long time, how I applied this secret was pretty straight forward, I can do almost anything between 7 and 10 AM or 10 PM to almost 1 AM… Those 2 slots are the highest points of energy I have… Now that doesn’t necessarily mean that I don’t do any work outside these times, I just schedule my most important tasks to be done, during these times. (And in case you were  wondering, YES, 5 days / week, I wake up at 5:30 AM 🙂 ) .

Now since “High Energy Levels” exist, there should be “Low Energy Levels” and “Medium Energy Levels” and of course some External factors to play these levels up and down, Like Happiness, Sorrow etc…

The essence to that secret, is that your productivity in these times would vary a lot, even doing the Same Task:

So let’s say a Task would take you 1 hour to finish:

  • in your High Energy Mode: it will take you 30 minutes to 1 hour to be done
  • in your Medium Energy Mode: it will take you 1.5 to 2 hours to finish
  • in you Low Energy Mode: it will take you 3-4 hours to finish

Ever wanted to finish a pending task after a long day, and it seemed like it was NEVER going to be done, so you simply slept on it, and the second day, early morning, it was done in a RECORD time?

Our tip for this week, is to try to Discover WHEN is your High Energy Level, and then to simply Schedule your most important tasks of the day, to be done during this time…  and Save Valuable Time! 😉

Enjoy your Week!

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Samer Chidiac

Samer Chidiac is a Sr. Strategist, Author & an International Innovation Expert.

The Monday Tip Weekly blog is part of the “Influencing the Life of Others” project

Time Management Tip: Make your Free Time Pay Off! (Including a Bonus Audio Feature)

“The best things in life are free. The second best things are very, very expensive.” ~ Coco Chanel

Everyday, and almost everywhere, no matter how well off or modest you are, the word “FREE” always gets your attention with its special sound, as your mind will automatically linking it to a specific happiness.

Well Free isn’t necessarily Free, 🙂 , you see Free means that something / someone else took care of the charge and you get to enjoy it for free but of course it doesn’t mean that it has no value!

In this week’s tip, we’re going to tackle Free Time,  

So let’s say you need to do a group of tasks today (both personal and professional), how much does it cost you in terms of time to finish all of them?

(Sample)

  • Meeting with John = 1 Hour + 30 Minutes x 2 (Transportation to and from the meeting location)
  • Internal work at the company = 4 hours
  • Resting = 2 hours
  • Reading a few chapters of a book  = 1 hour
  • Working out = 2 hours
  • Having lunch = 1 hour
  • Watch my favorite TV = 30 minutes
  • Call the cable company = 15 minutes

If you do them sequentially you will need around 12 hours

Looking at your tasks  and especially on the CONTEXT of your tasks, you will notice that calling the cable company does not need to happen while sitting in the office, but you can take that call while driving to meet John, as well that it would be a good opportunity to meet John Offsite so you decided to meet him over lunch instead of the office and so on…

Check out This Tip to assist you to take a different look at your task

What Just happened?

By looking in a smart way to your tasks they will look a bit like that

  • Meeting with John
    • 1 Hour Meeting (can also happen over lunch)
    • 1 Hour Transportation = 1 Hour driving or taking a taxi + 1 Hour free to use the mobile or listen to an audio book
  • Internal work at the company = 4 hours
  • Resting
    • 2 hours Resting = 2 hours of Rest + 2 hours FREE to watch TV / Read a Book
  • Reading a few chapters of a book  = 1 hour
  • Working out
    • 2 Hours = 2 Hours Working out + 1 FREE hour to Watch TV or Listen to an Audio Book
  • Having lunch = 0 hour
  • Watch my favorite TV = 0 minutes
  • Call the cable company = 0 minutes

So you can finish the all of the tasks above in less than 8 hours

This way you’re making the Time committed originally to another task, PAY for your task. The possibilities would be virtually endless in how much extra time can you get per day without using any more resources of your self…

All you need to do is Plan your tasks well in advance.. 🙂 !

For further information on the topic, feel free to listen to this Free Chapter from my national best selling book “The 10 Unbreakable Rules of Time Management”

Enjoy your Week!

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Samer Chidiac

Samer Chidiac is a Sr. Strategist, Author & an International Innovation Expert.

The Monday Tip Weekly blog is part of the “Influencing the Life of Others” project

Increase your productivity in 30 seconds!

Most people look at Time Management as being a hard-to-learn discipline that is optionally added to their personal life or required to their professional life as they grow,  rather than being a skill that would help them benefit the most out of their life (whether personal or professional).

In this week’s tip, you will learn a simple trick on how to change the way you look at your To-Do items in order to dramatically increase your productivity  and the nice thing about it, is that each time you will apply this trick  won’t take more than 30 seconds!

Let’s not make things very complicated, if you just look at your to do list, you will find items that would probably look like this:

– Write a report
– Call X,Y,Z
– Bring ABC from the Supermarket
– Meet with X,Y,Z

and the list would go on, and the list above applies to the tasks that you know in advance, but what about the interruptions that happen WHILE you’re doing another task, let’s say when one of your staff knocks on your door and interrupts your meeting to ask you about something… How to deal with that?

The answer is simple, as of today the trick is to expand the To-Do list (whether planned or un-planned) to have 4 items associated to it:

  • Related to?
  • Time to Execute
  • Urgent / Important
  • Context

New To-Do Perspective

So when you view your next task, you need to ask yourself (and preferably write down the answers)

  • Why should I do the following task?: per example To which project this is related; most of the times we are faced with Tasks that does not add value to our core personal or professional objectives, and therefore you can simply ignore the task all together.
  • How Long will it take to execute: divide it in 15 minutes chunks, even if it takes less… Practice makes perfect in this 🙂 and the general rule is that if it can be done in less than 2-5 minutes, then you can finish it immediately.
  • When is the deadline for this: How urgent and Important this is? (is your friend’s Facebook status is about her new outfit or about her mother’s passing away??)
  • What’s the context: do you need to Drive somewhere to finish it? do you need to be in the office? do you need internet? is it a phone call?

Once you practice the above method, things will start getting done more and you will be able to easily manage your time, and take better decisions on how prioritize your tasks.

Have a great week!
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Samer Chidiac

Samer Chidiac is a Sr. Strategist, Author & an International Innovation Expert.

The Monday Tip Weekly blog is part of the “Influencing the Life of Others” project