Struggling to work out what to focus on next? Plot all your to do tasks on our Task matrix based on urgency and importance, then follow the instructions based on which box they ended up in.


- A6 sized (10.5 x 14.7 cm)

- 50 sheets per notepad

- Easy to write on

- Designed in Bristol, UK

- Made in Germany

How to use

1. List all of the tasks that you have to do

2. Work out which ones have to be done today (urgent) and which ones can be done later (future)

3. Work out how important each task is (is it something you must, should, or could do)

4. Place each of your tasks on the grid according to where they scored

5. Take the action associated with the box they landed in

This design is based on the Eisenhower matrix. We added two more categories because we felt that there was a middle-ground between "important" and "not important". We categorised these as 'could do', 'should do' and 'must do', as this felt more intuitive based on how people talk about tasks. For instance I 'must do my tax return' is different from 'I should hire an accountant to do my tax return' and different from 'I could change the software that I use to do my tax return'.

The Eisenhower Matrix is named after former US President Dwight D. Eisenhower, who famously said, "I have two kinds of problems, the urgent and the important. The urgent are not important, and the important are never urgent." With the matrix, you can organize your tasks into four quadrants based on their level of urgency and importance.

The first quadrant, "Do First," includes tasks that are both urgent and important. These are your top priorities and should be tackled right away. The second quadrant, "Delegate," includes tasks that are important but not urgent. These can be delegated to others, freeing up your time for more pressing matters.

The third quadrant, "Schedule," includes tasks that are urgent but not important. These can often be distractions or interruptions that can be scheduled for later, allowing you to focus on your top priorities. The fourth and final quadrant, "Eliminate," includes tasks that are neither urgent nor important. These can be time-wasting activities or unnecessary tasks that can be eliminated altogether.

Using the Eisenhower Matrix can help you take control of your to-do list and focus on what really matters. So why not give it a try and see how much more productive you can be? Who knows, you might just become the next Eisenhower of time management!

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