Tip 75. Tasks which are too big to do can be made into Projects.

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Education & Training with Vetter Productivity, Inc.

What is a Project anyway (besides something you never want to do)?

A Project is simply a large task that you can’t get done at one sitting. This is especially true if you work with others and get to go to those fun meetings and endlessly discuss irrelevant topics. Thank God for the doughnuts.

Projects that can be done at one sitting are called To Do’s. You are able to get To Do’s done because they are smaller and quicker than Projects.

A Project is made up of a Guide Sheet and a bunch of Step sheets. The Guide Sheet gives you an overall view of what needs to be done; it is where you work from. A Guide Sheet will have a numbered list of all of the tasks (Steps) you need to do to complete the Project.

You need to create a Step sheet for every Step on your Guide Sheet. Each Step sheet is what enables you to work on only one Step at a time. When you are done with a Step, check it off of the Guide Sheet, and then work on the next Step. Eventually you will get all of the Steps done.

Many years ago when I was a Social Worker, the following was sent in: “My husband recently had his project cut off and I haven’t had any relief since.”

Whatever you do, don’t allow your Project to get cut off. If you work on only one Step at a time, I can guarantee it won’t.

© Greg Vetter 2022. All rights reserved

Comments (3)

Will Hamm
Hamm Homes - Aurora, CO
"Where There's a Will, There's a Way!"

Happy Saturday Greg and great blog to share with us here in the Rain.  Hope you have lots of plans today!

Jul 09, 2022 08:07 AM
Michael Jacobs
Pasadena, CA
Los Angeles Pasadena 818.516.4393

Hello Greg - it's wise in my opinion to remember baby steps prior to running.   

Jul 09, 2022 02:42 PM
Greg Vetter

Baby steps like in the movie "What About Bob."

Jul 15, 2022 03:33 PM
Bill Salvatore - East Valley
Arizona Elite Properties - Chandler, AZ
Realtor - 602-999-0952 / em: golfArizona@cox.net

Hi,

Enjoyed your blog, and I added you as a friend. I would love the follow back. Thanks Bill

Jul 10, 2022 07:31 AM