30 Jun 2016
By Belle

One weird trick for getting more done every day

Lately I've been enamoured with systems for helping me stay organised and get more done, but sometimes all you need is one little trick to help you realise where you've been going wrong.

I came across this idea that seems incredibly simple but can make a big difference to how much you get done each day, and help you stop wasting time.

The idea comes from entrepreneur Neville Medhora. Neville writes out his to do list on a sheet of paper every day. Then, he uses a second sheet of paper to cover up his list of tasks—all but the first one.

Neville's to do list

Image credit: NevBlog

This process stops Neville from procrastinating, multi-tasking, or wasting time wondering what to do. He only ever has one thing he can work on, so he focuses on one thing at a time until his whole to do list is complete.

It's only a tiny adjustment, but if you're the kind of person who jumps from task to task all day, never finishing anything before moving on to something new, this approach could be all you need to stay on track.

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