Work little and often
One of the great advantages of SuperFocus is that it encourages you to work “little and often.”
What this means is that it is usually better to work on larger tasks in relatively small bursts, rather than struggle to get everything done in one go.
This is the way that suits us best both mentally and physically.
In SuperFocus you can achieve this by using various rhythms, for example:
- By constantly re-entering the same task, such as email, in column 1 you can always keep on top of it.
- The rule that unfinished tasks go into Column 2 and all tasks in Column 2 must be worked on means that a difficult task can be worked on many times a day.
- Tasks can also be put into Column 2 by being classified as urgent. This is ideal for such things as doing the dishes, writing a daily column, taking physical exercise, learning a musical instrument, etc, where regularity and reliability are important.