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The Ultimate To Do List

This is a daily to-do list format that can potentially change your life:
✔ You can see when work is done for the day.
✔ It keeps track of appointments.
✔ It keeps you more focused.

Here's how you make it →

Start with a blank sheet of paper:

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I prefer using yellow legal notepads, but any type of paper is fine.


 
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Draw a line at the top and write today's date:

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For example: Monday, August 8th, 2022.


 
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Write out all your daily tasks:

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I like drawing a small bullet point next to each item, such as:
• Add to Copywriting Course Community
• Review blog post from Cristina
• Write email to client


 
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Draw a line on right side and add your appointments:

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You can now see exactly what times you have appointments in one easy place. 

I like how it summarizes my whole day in one glance.
 


 
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Draw boxes down the page and track what you did every hour:

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This way you know if you've been productive or slacking off.  If I wake up early I'll see tons of boxes filled out by 2pm.

If I wake up late, maybe 2 boxes filled out.


 
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Draw a line at the bottom and write a summary of the day:

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Sometimes instead of a summary I'll use this area to write notes.


 
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Here's how everything looks when filled out:

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The rough layout of everything looks like this:

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Take a scrap piece of paper and put a piece of tape at the top:

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Tape the paper over your to-do list, finish that first task...

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You can ONLY work on this item until it's done. 

No other tasks will distract you since the paper is covering everything else. 

Start working on that task till finished...


 
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When done, scratch task off the list, move paper down, work on next task:

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I use this method to quickly knock out tasks:

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Once you scratch off the last task, you're done for the day! 

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I make it a rule that once I scratch off my entire to-do list, I'm not allowed to do anymore work.

This to-do list trick has helped myself and thousands of others focus on work, get it finished, then go play.


 
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Watch this to-do list come to life:

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With a simple pen and paper, you can create this to-do list every single day with just a minute or less of time.


 
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Watch this to-do list in action

 

Hope this is useful to you....tens of thousands of people have adopted this to-do list method over the years, and I hope you do too. 

Sincerely, 
Neville Medhora 

 

 

 

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I remember this one! Gotta love Neville for how he simplifies things and cuts through the BS. I love breaking things down into three's - just like the monthly goals. Awesome!

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