“All you do is choose one task that is going to be the focus of your day, even if it doesn’t take you the whole day to complete. You write that item down on a Post-it note, stick it to your laptop (or a wall) and use it as your lodestar. Look to the note when your mind begins to wander..

It’s a significant, high-impact item, and by getting it done, you will feel more fulfilled..

Early human survival tactics inspired the title - if the hunter made a successful hunt for that day, his family would eat. If not, they wouldn’t..”

QZ at Work - The to-do list method for people with crazy lives and short attention spans