Prioritizing Your Tasks According to the Eisenhower Matrix

How to direct your focus and energy towards things that really matter.

Natalie Mclaren
Feb 26 · 4 min read

History of The Matrix

“I have two kinds of problems, the urgent and the important. The urgent are not important, and the important are never urgent.” — Dwight D. Eisenhower

“A perfect method for adding drama to life is to wait until the deadline looms large.” — Alyce P. Cornyn-Selby

The Time Management Matrix

Stephen Covey’s Time Management Matrix

Looking Deeper into The Quadrants

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