Making priorities is as easy as A B C.
1. Make a list of things to do (today, this
week, this month, this semester, this year).
2. Rate each item on your "to do" list
with an A, B, or C (see explanation below).
3. Keep your list in a visible place. Refer
to it often!
A's are things which are most important. These are assignments
that are due, or jobs that need to be done immediately. A priorities
include activities that lead directly to your long-, mid-, or
The B's on your list are important, but less so than your A's.
B's might become A's someday. These tasks are important, but
not as urgent. They can be postponed if necessary.
C's do not require immediate attention. C items include things
like "shop for a new blender" and "get brochures
for next year's vacation." C priorities are often small,
Refer to your list often, and cross off items when you are finished.