According to the 80/20 rule, a small percentage(20%) of your activities account for the majority (80%) of your outputs and results. This, of course, is a rough guide. Sometimes it’s closer to 90/10. Other times, 70/30, but the principle holds true for most things in life.
When it comes to personal time management, few of us are experts. There’s always something we don’t have time to do or put off until later. Maybe it’s because something else is more important or more urgent. Maybe it’s because we just don’t want to do it. Regardless, some things just don’t get done. In Eat That Frog, Brian Tracy provides 21 methods and techniques to help you prioritize your “to-do” list and overcome procrastination so you improve your overall level of productivity and performance.
If you’ve ever looked at your to-do list, realized there was no way you’d accomplish everything on it, and felt a wave of anxiety wash over you, then Getting Things Done by David Allen is for you. The book provides a systematic approach for how you can be more organized and efficient and more importantly, less stressed about what you need to accomplish.