If the item is too simple, short, easy, or common to be a project, then the next question to ask is, “Will it take more than 2 minutes to do?”
If the answer is no, then just do it right away. It doesn’t make sense to spend more time organizing tasks than it takes to do them.
If the answer is yes, it will take more than 2 minutes to do it, then delegate or defer it. Assign the task to the best person to do it, or put it on your task list.
Learn more of these time management techniques in our Time Management Training Class.
We also recommend reading Getting Things Done by David Allen
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