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PPLSKILL #5 What Matter Most ✅

PPLSKILL #5 What Matter Most ✅
By Vahid A.Nezhad • Issue #6 • View online
Prioritization can change your life. Knowing your priorities reduces stress, enables you to focus, improves productivity and time management. In this issue we examine some common techniques and learn how to stay ahead of your planning from product managers.

📖 Highlights your day
Let’s start each day thinking about what we hope will be a bright spot. If, at the end of the day, someone asks you, “What was the highlight of your day?” what do you want your answer to be? When you look back on your day, what activity or accomplishment or moment do you want to savor? That’s your Highlight.
My solution to the to-do-list problem is to separate the decision about what to do from the act of doing it. I call my approach the Might-Do List. It’s exactly what it sounds like: a list of things you might do. Projects sit on your Might-Do List until you decide to make them your Highlight and schedule them on your calendar. Here’s how the pieces fit together:
Make Time: How to Focus on What Matters by Jake Knapp and John Zeratsky
Make Time: How to Focus on What Matters by Jake Knapp and John Zeratsky
📝 Article
6 Prioritization Techniques to Make You Stop Working on the Wrong Stuff
6 Prioritization Techniques to Make You Stop Working on the Wrong Stuff
According to the author, Prioritization skill is the key to getting more out of limited time. Among the various methods, approaches, and frameworks, he introduce the following models:
  1. Lean Prioritization (2x2 matrix)
  2. MoSCoW Prioritization Technique
  3. Kano Model
  4. RICE Scoring
  5. ICE Score Model
  6. Weighted Scoring by Own Criteria
🍿 Video
Tim Ferriss - 3 strategies for prioritization - Insights for Entrepreneurs - Amazon
Tim Ferriss - 3 strategies for prioritization - Insights for Entrepreneurs - Amazon
Tim Ferriss author to “The 4‑Hour Workweek” has several helpful tips for you, 3 criteria which help to decide what is next?
He looks at his to-do list and asks these questions:
  1. Which of these helps you improve your skill and relationships?
  2. Which of these make all the reset easier or irrelevant?
  3. Which of these gets you more excited?
🔬 Data
Prioritization is perhaps the most challenging part of product management. We can learn from product managers how they prioritize a project.
Here are the top trending frameworks product managers are using in 2020 according to ProductPlan’s survey:
🎙️ Podcast
Developer Tea - The Illusion of Balancing Priorities
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