Urgency and Importance
For decades, Time Management experts have been advising to view their tasks in terms of factors – how important they are, and how urgent they are.
This same principle can be applied to the information we deal with in our life.
If you are getting dozens of e-mails a day, how to you determine which ones require the most attention?
How Important Is It?
- A year from now, how significant will this be?
- Will it affect me long term?
How Urgent Is It?
- Do I have to deal with this now?
- What are the consequences of putting it off until later?