Planning the day with the 1-3—5 rule


If you have too much tasks on your todo list and are burning out under this pressure, you’ll find this little trick refreshing and useful. Just select from your list one big, three medium and five small items and narrow down your to-do list for the day just to these nine things. Like this:

I usually use my own planning system (will share it in one of my next posts), but today I decided not to stick to it and give a try to a different approach. Let’s try it together and then share the experiences!

The idea comes from a book called The New Rules of Work: The Modern Playbook for Navigating Your Career by co-founder of The Muse, a career portal. Via Chris Guillebeau. Image courtesy of magro_kr

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