Prioritizing simply involves the process of putting things in order of importance. It is a careful and diligent process, because a slight error in misplacing your priority can lead to failure in life. In arranging various task in order of priority, certain process need to be implemented. It requires a lot of patience and hard work. Below are some of the processes in implementing the principle of priority.
The process is simple!
Get a sheet of paper and list out the entire task to be done in a day, week, month or year
The ability to write down whatever you desire to achieve will create a stimulating effect on your daily routine and give you an edge. As you look at these written task which are pinned to your bedroom or office, the desire to achieve the most important task will begin to flow into your life. Every task that is successfully completed is ticked and a comment made beside it.
Casually list out all task to be done
This process involves breaking down the task in more detail in order to get more organized. The typical list may include: cleaning the kitchen, making new friends, doing laundry and going for shopping.
Strike out irrelevant items
There are some tasks which were in your initial list that may not be important. These items need to be deleted to give room for the more important ones. Care must be taken to ensure that only important task is left on the list of items to be implemented. Statistics have shown that the reason why many fail to achieve success is traceable to the inability to distinguish between essential and inessential task.
Rearrange the remaining task in order of importance
After deleting the less important tasks, the remaining items need to be rearranged in order of importance. Importance is a relative term, as it depends on the individual goals and desires. You already have a goal to accomplish and by creating a priority list, you will be able to achieve your set target and success. The secret lies in your ability to arrange the entire task you have outlined in the order of their importance to your achieving this set target.
If properly done, prioritizing is one powerful catalyst to unlimited wealth, because you end up spending less energy on useless task, and more energy on the essential ones. The end result is a better organized lifestyle devoid of complications. Better time management and effectiveness is enhanced because there is a reduction in the man hour lost carrying out irrelevant task.