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Achieving the I'Mpossible

I am terribly unorganized and can never seem to achieve anything and if I do, it is not to the standard that I imagine I'm capable of. A snapshot of where I am at the begining of this course ("DANGER!", indeed):

GSD.LAB Diagnostic Quiz    

1.Do you keep a significant number of To Dos in your head, without writing them down anywhere?

Yes

 2.Are you ever distracted from your work by remembering things you have to do?

Yes

 3.Is there a physical (garage, closet, drawer) or digital location (downloads folder, documents folder) that you are afraid to look in?

Yes

 4.Do you ever completely forget to do something you said you would do?

Yes

 5.Is the number of emails in your inbox more than the number you usually receive in a week?

Yes

 6.Do you often have things floating around your digital or physical environment because you aren’t sure what they are or what you need to do about them?

Yes

 7.Do you feel like projects and tasks you WANT to do are constantly pushed aside by those you NEED to do?

Yes

 8.Does looking at your To Do list make you feel discouraged?

No

 9.Do you often feel the desire to “get organized” but aren’t really sure what that means?

Yes

 10.Do you sometimes forget to follow up with people on important matters?

Yes

 11.Do you want to use digital tools to increase your productivity but feel overwhelmed by how many there are?

Yes

 12.Would you be ashamed to show someone your personal organization system?

Yes

 13.Do you ever feel like you lose sight of the Big Picture with your projects and responsibilities?

Yes

 14.Do you forget to regularly look at your short-term, medium-term, and long-term goals?

Yes

 15.Do you sometimes encounter emergencies in your life due to tasks you didn’t complete ahead of time?

Yes

 16.Do you feel like your day is controlled by the demands and whims of others?

Yes

 17.Do you have trouble trusting your productivity system to remind you to do the right thing at the right time?

Yes

 18.Do you feel like the digital tools you use take more time than they save you?

Yes

 19.Are your personal and work To Dos so mixed up that you find it difficult to focus just on one area?

Yes

 20.Do you find yourself more often dealing with work as it shows up, instead of planning it out?

Yes

Here's how your answers correspond to the 5 phases we''ll be covering. Pay special attention to any problem areas: 

Phase 1: Collect 4DANGER! 

Phase 2: Process 3Warning 

Phase 3: Organize 4DANGER! 

Phase 4: Review 4DANGER! 

Phase 5: Do 4DANGER!                 

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