How To Stay Focused And Get Things Done By Batching Tasks

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Batching? Are we cooking? Nope – we’re taking on something that comes right after prioritizing / triaging. What we want to accomplish is putting like tasks next to each other in our schedule so that we’re not mentally hopping back and forth and wasting time.

I know, from personal experience, that this may not sound super important.

For a long time I didn’t pay attention to it because I felt like everything was going fine. And then I decided to try it one day when I was a little overloaded.

Guess what? It’s REALLY effective and helps you stay on task, get more done, and work more “deeply”. What do I mean by “deeply”? Check out this book – Deep Work (I’ll record a video discussing this in the future).

This is one that you really have to try first and you’ll appreciate the power. When you’re crunched for time try it – write out your tasks, prioritize, and group / batch.

You’ll be happy you did, and you’ll get more done which is the point, right?

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Adam Moody

I'm Adam Moody with the Productivity Academy. Get your productivity, time management, automation, and organization questions answered here. Be sure to check out the Productivity Academy YouTube Channel and the Real World Productivity Group.
 

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