Eisenhower Matrix

What is it?

It is a 2*2 matrix to prioritise tasks by urgency and importance. The 4 quadrants of the matrix are

  • Urgent + Important: Do first
  • Not Urgent + Important: Schedule
  • Urgent + Not Important: Delegate
  • Not Urgent + Not Important: Do not do

Why do you need it?

  • Useful to prioritise tasks at hand
  • Make most of your time

Who uses it?

Anyone who wants to prioritise their tasks - good for daily / weekly basis

How to use?

List down all your tasks and categorise them based on the urgency and importance.

Urgent - requires immediate attention

Important - great significance or impact

Eisenhower Matrix by James Clear