Backlogged email, files and papers, notes and reading; you’ve got a pile of something that’s waiting for your attention, but is it going to get it?
It’s sometimes difficult to work up the motivation to tackle a job that’s gradually growing in size. Lodewijkvdb has a run down of how these backlogs develop and what to do to get rid of them, and prevent the next one.
Now how do we get rid of them?
- 1. Assess the size of the backlog
- 2. Determine the habit you need to prevent it in the future
- 3. Learn about the new habit
- 4. Plan your work on the backlog
- 5. Start working
Why Backlogs Suck Big Time! – [Lodewijkvdb]