Prioritize important things over urgent ones.

Dwight Eisenhower, the 34th President and a Five-Star General of the United States, had a four-quadrant decision matrix. The categories were as follows: Important, Urgent, Not Important, and Not Urgent. Spending your time working on only important activities leads to living an effective life.


Make decisions like a Five-Star General with the Eisenhower Decision Matrix.
There are things that are urgent, but not really important. If something is urgent, that does not mean it’s becoming important.


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