You Can Get More Done by Doing Less

Laura Vanderkam, over at, has a great article up right now on how to get more done when you have less time to do it in. It's a simple technique we've heard before but she adds some explanation that is remarkably accurate too.

Turns out that if you use a very short "to do" list, it helps you actually get more done than just those few items you put on your list.

Obviously, it helps you focus on priorities far more accurately when you tell yourself you will limit yourself to getting just a few things done - instead of that massive list we all tend to end up with, where we just chip away at what rises to the top of the list each day, whether it is the most important or cost-effective thing to do or not.

Take a read at "Want to Get More Done?" - it's well worth it.

Ron Burdge
Helping lawyers get more done since 1978.