Get It Done 101: How Are You Doing On the Basics?

in Self-Assessments

Do you find yourself spinning your wheels, wondering why you don’t get more done on your dissertation or publication? Maybe you don’t have the basics in place — the organizing that is the backbone of any large project. Take this self assessment and find out!

Get It Done 101: How Are You Doing On The Basics?

I keep ongoing lists of the tasks I need to do
Less True – 1 2 3 4 5 – More True
I check my lists daily
Less True – 1 2 3 4 5 – More True
I have my lists broken down into categories (e.g., home, writing, networking)
Less True – 1 2 3 4 5 – More True
I review my lists weekly
Less True – 1 2 3 4 5 – More True
I maintain a calendar that I use on a daily basis
Less True – 1 2 3 4 5 – More True
The night before, I write down what I need to do the next day.
Less True – 1 2 3 4 5 – More True
To the extent possible, I do small tasks (under 5 minutes) as they crop up
Less True – 1 2 3 4 5 – More True
I batch my undone small tasks and schedule a time to do them
Less True – 1 2 3 4 5 – More True
I’m able to handle the anxiety that certain tasks cause and complete the tasks in a timely manner
Less True – 1 2 3 4 5 – More True
I maintain daily organizational work habits such as checking my calendar, consulting my to do lists, and having a specific time to read email or return phone calls
Less True – 1 2 3 4 5 – More True
I have good techniques for preventing and dealing with unwanted interruptions
Less True – 1 2 3 4 5 – More True
I have a reminder or tickler system that is effective
Less True – 1 2 3 4 5 – More True
I do small tasks even when I don’t feel like doing them
Less True – 1 2 3 4 5 – More True
I usually meet my own self-imposed deadlines
Less True – 1 2 3 4 5 – More True
I have a filing system in place
Less True – 1 2 3 4 5 – More True
 
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