Can a weekly schedule help get things done?
Recently, I’ve been thinking about this question. I often talk about my forays into time management here on the blog. If you’ve read many of the posts, you’ll know that I am a big proponent of using lists to keep myself organized and working. I’ve been marginally successful in my use of lists, up until lately.
As of late, life seems to be catching up with me. There is so much going on, that when I have time to sit down and get to work I don’t really know where to start or what to do. My list becomes a source of trouble because I am not motivated to work on completing the tasks on the list. I’ve been looking for something a bit more to help me get motivated and organized so that I can get back to working.
I remembered a while back, when we were having trouble keeping up with the housework here, we created a weekly schedule for getting the house work done. It was loosely based on the ideas from FlyLady.net, and had us doing a few tasks every day so that we were always on top of it. It was successful here, and the house was truly the cleanest it’s ever been. Could this possibly work for me and my digi life?
Yesterday, I started working on creating a weekly schedule for the things I need to get done during the week for my digi life. I usually have a nice chunk of time after my kids go to bed, so I can schedule a few things to get done during that time. I plan on setting a few tasks to do each night, so that I am not constantly looking to a never ending to do list to get me motivated.
How do you stay motivated to get things done?