Some things—that are both incredibly important and incredibly urgent—are clear priorities. But most choices are slightly less obvious. With this video, learn four frameworks to help you determine the right goals for you.
- [Instructor] Some things are clearly priorities, … the "do this or you'll get fired" kind of things, … but most of what we spend our time on each day … is a bit less obvious. … There are tons of things we could be doing … but what's the most effective way to spend our time? … Here are three frameworks you can use … to evaluate and make smarter decisions. … The first, which is a classic strategy … known as the Eisenhower matrix, … because it was popularized by the former president, … asks you to look at the urgent versus the important. … If something is both urgent and important, do it right now. … If it's not urgent and not important, don't do it at all. … And things that fall in the middle, … urgent but not important or important but not urgent, … you do those after you've completed … what's both urgent and important. … The second framework is called the Pareto principle … after the Italian economist who discovered it. … it's also known as the 80/20 principle. … It says that 80% of your results …
Dorie shares techniques that you can leverage to get clarity on what to prioritize, as well as how to take action when you find yourself unsure of your next steps. She explores well-known frameworks, including the Eisenhower matrix and the Pareto principle, that can help you become more effective. Along the way, she shares how to find the motivation to get yourself going, maintain your momentum, and make it all the way to your goal.