Busyness and priorities

Updated: Dec 3, 2021

You have too many emails to read and take actions on. You need to settle some important personal matters at the same time. You don't even have enough time for breakfast in the morning.

Well, that is what many of us are facing today in the world of fast changes, fast pace, and data booming.


David Rock, the author of Your Brain at Work, has the following suggestions for us:


  • Arrange particular time slots in your day to carry out different kinds of tasks

  • Make schedule for your most important tasks when your mind is fresh and alert

  • Create visuals for complex ideas

One important thing we should bear in mind is

"The most important mental processes, such as prioritizing, often take the most effort."