Yesterday we talked about setting priorities for your time. Today’s quote takes this one step further. It comes from organizing and productivity expert Gretchen Rubin, who said, “Secret of adulthood: Every to-do list should include at least one item that can be crossed off within five minutes.”
I love this quote because it is simple and actionable. What feels better than crossing an item off of your list? I don’t know about you, but marking a task “completed” makes me feel terrific. Therefore, why not make sure every day has at least one task that we can do easily right off the bat; a small way to start each day feeling like a winner?
Today’s challenge is simply to add one item to your to-do list that you can complete in five minutes. If you really want to be a Rockstar, try to add such a task to your list each day for the rest of the month.
I think we might all really like this one. What five-minute task will you add?