“The key is not to prioritize what’s on your schedule, but to schedule your priorities.” ~Stephen Covey

When I was first reading this, I had an aha moment. Lately, I’ve been using the Ivy Lee method for prioritizing my daily to-do list. For those of you who don’t know, with this method, you choose six items. Then prioritize them from 1 to 6. It works out pretty well.

I also prioritize items using my calendar. I do these in two-hour blocks. For items such as reading, writing, and classes.

My aha moment shows how merging the two will be ideal. Writing is easy for me. It is both my number one priority…

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Leilani Belle — Living life. Writer. Author. Learning. Teaching. Sharing. Growing. No shame. Just living. With husband. And cats.

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Leilani Belle — Living life. Writer. Author. Learning. Teaching. Sharing. Growing. No shame. Just living. With husband. And cats.

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