Lesson 8-Irritants, Eliminating Unfinished Tasks

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Irritants, Eliminating Unfinished Tasks

This is one of my absolute favorite topics. I am giving you a series of tips that will equip you to eliminate all of the unfinished tasks in your life that are sucking energy out of you. Some things just never seem to get done. Often times these are low priority tasks that you keep putting off. Well, today is the day that marks the beginning of you conquering them. All of them!

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  • Create a master list of irritants. These are all of the unfinished tasks in your life that are not getting addressed. Your list should have two columns. In the left column list your irritants. In the right column list the first action step you need to take in order to get moving.
  • Pick easiest five on your list and do them first.
  • Periodically, review your list and schedule when you will take the first step. I like to do this on Monday mornings. On Monday, I try to plan out most of my week. I will schedule work on some unfinished task on one or two days of the week.


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