As a mum in business, you're brimming with ideas and inspiration, but finding the time and structure to bring them to life can be overwhelming. The key is to prioritise effectively and seek support to navigate this journey. In this blog post, we'll explore a powerful technique to help you organise your thoughts and alleviate the pressure: the Eisenhower Matrix.
Prioritisation with the Eisenhower Matrix: Focus on What Matters
The Eisenhower Matrix, also known as the Urgent-Important Matrix, is a simple yet effective tool for categorising tasks and ideas based on their importance and urgency.
Here's how it works:
Urgent and Important: These are top priorities that require immediate attention.
Important but Not Urgent: These tasks are significant but can be scheduled for later.
Urgent but Not Important: Delegate or minimize these tasks to free up time for more critical activities.
Not Urgent or Important: Consider eliminating or postponing these tasks, as they don't contribute significantly to your goals.
I find the Eisenhower Matrix to be a great way to get clarity when I'm feeling overwhelmed. It shows me what needs my immediate action and I can strategically structure my schedule. This approach removes the overwhelming sense of urgency and allows you to focus on what truly matters.
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