Have you used to-do lists before?
Most of us probably have. In fact, most of us probably have an active to-do list somewhere with tasks beckoning to be checked off.
But have you thought about why we use to-do lists?
At their simplest, to-do lists prevent us from forgetting tasks. Often these tasks come in the form of mundane tasks like buying stuff from the grocery store — lower priority tasks that aren’t top-of-mind and so we are afraid we might forget.
But at more advanced levels, to-do lists become mission-critical tools that serve not only to remind, but also to boost productivity, which we can define as making more effective use of our most valuable resource: time. As a wise man once said:
“Time isn’t money. Time is much more valuable than money. We can always make more money, but we’ll never get more time."Read More