How to Win the Week




There’s a quiet tax to this digital hoarding. It’s called the Zeignarik Effect. Simply Psychology describes it as: > The tendency of the human memory to remember interrupted or incomplete tasks more easily than completed ones (View Highlight)

One of the quiet stressors of modern task management is your aged tasks. The digital nature of our lives makes it easy to add something to the list – yet never act upon it. So here’s an easy antidote: • Go into your task list and sort by incomplete, oldest first • Look at the dates, yes there’s going to be some old stuff in there • Create a rule (i.e. “If it’s been there for more than 3 months, delete”) (View Highlight) Cull the backlog