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Thursday, February 08, 2018

Handy prioritization categories

I was googling for some tips on prioritizing home-improvement projects, when I came across a great list of prioritized categories for such projects. It occurred to me that the same list of categories could help to prioritize any to-do list, not just home maintenance:

  1. Safety
  2. Urgent damage
  3. Prevent long-term health hazards
  4. Maintenance / Prevent long-term damage
  5. Money-saving upgrades
  6. Low cost, high impact improvements
  7. Big nuisance factor
  8. Cosmetic improvements
Simply categorize your to-do list into the above categories, then work through them in approximately that order. 

See the original post for more details on each of those priorities.