There will always be more work to do than time to do it. The goal is to make sure you are doing the most important tasks, so you can leave every day with a sense of accomplishment and satisfaction.
Most workers are confident that when push comes to shove, they know what’s truly critical. But letting go of the excess is a struggle. Why? We are overly optimistic. We have a hard time saying no. Yet, the burden of a too long to do list is depleting, and makes it hard to turn work off at night.
Just as summer is a great time to declutter your space, now is also a wonderful moment to clear your to-do list.
When your to-do list runneth over...