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Doing Easy Tasks First Can Be A Bad Idea

Published Friday Jan 17, 2020

Doing Easy Tasks First Can Be A Bad Idea

According to a new study, you probably shouldn’t give in to the temptation to tackle the easy things on your to-do list first. In this article by Stephanie Vozza, at Fast Company, she warns of a potential hit to productivity. 

It feels good to cross things off of your to-do list—especially when you’ve got a heavy workload. Taking care of quick tasks, such as answering email or sending invoices, at the beginning of the day can give you a sense of accomplishment. But tackling the easy stuff first might actually harm your productivity in the long run, according to a new study.

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