That’s it! The headline says it all.
Get your head out of the minutiae of stuff that needs to be done and give yourself the luxury (and necessity) of an hour or two to plan.
Decide what you want, work out what action it will take and then do it. Review your plan regularly.
The quote above comes from a comment by aeschenkarnos on Metafilter.com. I highly recommend reading the whole comment. This was brought to my attention by Andy Wibbels who reproduced the whole comment on his blog.
Laurent Vigneron also has a related article worth a read on his blog: Is your Week worth living?
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