Set The “Conditions” For Success (hint: airplane mode)

  1. Make a list of no more than six tasks you must complete today. These are your priorities; order them as such (i.e. if you had to complete ONLY one task, it would be the first item on your list).
  2. Give your full focus to one task you must complete today — block time on your calendar (where you keep all other priorities) and do not allow interference (hint: use airplane mode on your phone and shut your browsers).
  3. The final step, and most important, is to complete a task-starting or task-ending ritual. Audibly express out loud, “I am starting work on [insert essential priority form your task list].” When you are finished, state, “Done.” This applies even if you need to take a break.
  4. Complete this “task-switching” ritual as you move through your task list. Want to check your phone? Great, say, “Done”, stand up and leave your workspace, take your phone off airplane mode, and do what you need to do.

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