“I’ve always defaulted to the idea that my main work would fit in the empty slots, after everything else has been scheduled. (Just writing that out makes me realize how silly that was.) Instead, I very much recognize the value in having the most important things scheduled.”
Consider yourself warned: This will inspire you to change the way you manage your calendar.
Dan Mall shares a new approach to managing a calendar that he’s experimenting with and it makes a lot of sense. Among the tactics he’s employing are to schedule specific time slots for daily work, phone calls, email, and planning his next day in advance.