Have a big task list and find it repeats itself like a bad meal? Perhaps on your task list is the task “sort out my task list”.
Oh dear…so, whenever you come across a task that can be done in under two minutes, for example, responding to an email or sending a meeting invite, jump on it immediately. Don’t plan, don’t put it on your to-do list, don’t look for a time slot when you could do it, JUST DO IT.
This is the basis of David Allen’s famous 2-minute rule. Want to know more…listen in.