I don't know what has happened lately, but I feel that my list of things to do has become endless. Not only professionally, but personally as well.
Lately I have consolidated bank accounts to make things easier, changed my credit card features to provide me with more "perks", purchased a new car and am transferring my old car to my son, and handling all that goes with these transitions. Not to mention, all of the other things that need to get addressed on a day-to-day basis.
Professionally, I have been working with my clients and accommodating their changing schedules, writing articles, blogs and my newsletter, preparing for various public speaking engagements and taking classes online to provide the best service to more people.
Whew! Many people know how busy I am and wonder how I get it all done.
My key to success is taking all the clutter in my head and writing it down on paper. Then I have my "To Do" list. As my day progresses and new things come across my plate, I write them down on a pad of paper (not a bunch of notes on different pieces of paper). Every evening I evaluate my list and select the items I need to tackle the next day. They go on my "To Do" list for the next day. One by one, I work through my list and VOILA! I get it done. You can do the same thing with an electronic device, if you wish.
I find that writing it all down takes the pressure off of having to remember everything and an itemized list is easy to follow and check off items as I go.
Do you have a bunch of things you need to get accomplished? Do you have a "To Do" list? I would love to hear from you as to how you manage your "To Do" list.
In the meantime, if you are feeling overwhelmed with any type of clutter or organizing issues, please feel free to contact me. I am glad to help.
Have a great week!