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A surprising way to kickstart your work week

📂 Today’s tip: Use your Drafts folder.

Here’s the task-prioritization hack to try when you’re tired of to-do lists and calendars. Jason Chatfield writes on Medium that this is a trick that works “100% of the millionty zillion times I’ve done it”: At the start of the week, write out, or at least start, the main emails that you have to write. You can also just start an email with the subject line reflecting something that needs to get done that week. (For example: “Touching base with Jason about Project Z’s deliverables.”) According to Chatfield, having a full drafts folder will be annoyance enough to get you going: “Having an empty drafts folder = you’re all done.”

📆 More from Forge on setting up your work week:

The New Way to Know When You’re Done With Work
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Prioritizing ‘White Space’ Is the Key to a Productive Week
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