Our Most Popular Managed Services

If you need help deciding what services are best for your business let us know.


 Popular Services
 (347) 830-7322



Tekie Geek Blogs

How to Order the Items on Your To-Do List

How to Order the Items on Your To-Do List

Being in business today means that you have a lot on your plate, it’s as simple as that. Yet, with so many tasks piling up, it can be challenging to prioritize them all so you can figure out where to start. Below, we go over some strategies you can use to make sense out of all the tasks you have on your day and reach a point of productivity.

1. Eliminate Non-Starters
If you are not currently able to work on a particular task, it shouldn’t be on your to-do list. Therefore, you need to identify which of your compiled tasks you are actually able to complete, and which you can’t do for reasons outside of your control. Once you have determined these, remove them from your to-do list consideration, or make a point of following up on them. These kinds of tasks will likely only frustrate you and slow you down.

2. Rank Your Tasks by Importance and Urgency
Let’s all be honest here - there are tasks that we all just don’t want to do, which means that there is going to be the temptation to procrastinate doing them until the very last possible moment, hoping that we’ll have the time when it’s down to the wire. However, there are also tasks that unequivocally must be done within a certain timeframe. Yet, even when these two categories overlap, the urge is still there to push back the unwanted task. Resist it - the negative consequences of missing a deadline would be far worse than some frustration now.

3. Determine a Task’s Value
This is related somewhat to the importance and urgency consideration. What item on your to-do list will deliver the greatest benefit to the company as a whole, and a bit more importantly, to your clientele? Alternatively, which task will cause the greatest fallout if it isn’t completed in a timely fashion? By comparing each item on your list to one another in this way, you can arrange them so that the work gets done in the order it needs to.

4. What Does the Boss Want?
What does the person immediately above you in the company hierarchy see to be the priority? Whether or not you necessarily agree with them is moot. They are in charge, so if they want things to be done in a certain way, or certain objectives to take precedence over others, that is their prerogative. This is not to say that you necessarily do things in the order they tell you without question, either. If you see a way to do things that is better, pitch it to them - just make sure you have your counterpoints prepared for the ensuing fallout.

This deciding factor works at all levels of an organization, from entry all the way up to the executive suite. After all, the boss’ boss in any organization is, to a point, the customer.

5. What Are You Ready to Tackle?
It is also important to remember that you’re only human, and there are going to be those days that you just aren’t ready to dive into a big, important project first thing. Knowing your own limits and working style will help you to understand how your time is best spent, which is really the most important factor to productivity.

On a related note, you also want to remember that businesses are dynamic things, and you may suddenly be presented with an urgent, high-priority task - something that your team needs right now. Remaining adaptable and able to pivot between responsibilities is an important talent to develop in business.

Again, it is all about the work that you are prepared to do in the moment. If small tasks need to take precedence over large ones because that’s the only way anything will get done, so be it.

Once you’ve settled on your list, Tekie Geek can help you execute on it with a variety of IT services and solutions. For more information, reach out to us at (347) 830-7322.

Are Your Mobile Security Settings Up to Par?
Is Your Organization Ready for a Disaster


No comments made yet. Be the first to submit a comment
Already Registered? Login Here
Friday, March 22, 2019

Captcha Image

Mobile? Grab this Article!

QR-Code dieser Seite

Tag Cloud

Project Management User Tip Computer Malfunction Web Server Lenovo Solid State Drive Conferencing Redundancy Office Tips How To Software License Error Samsung Google Calendar Workstations Workplace Tips Voice over Internet Protocol Integration eWaste Multi-Factor Security Laptops Budget IT Support Reliable Computing Physical Security IT services NYC Printer Computer Windows XP Outsourced IT Microsoft Excel Printing Collaboration Two-factor Authentication Audit Update Business Continuity Google Maps YouTube Uninterrupted Power Supply SSID Mobile Security computer support firms Username Monitoring Privacy Congratulations Managed IT Virtualization Mouse Software as a Service computer support Staten Island In Internet of Things Wireless Technology Government Black Market Equifax Maintenance Retail Network Cloud computing Staten Island Distributed Denial of Service data recovery Staten Island Computing Infrastructure Law Enforcement Security Cameras Computers Network Security Managed IT Services Bookmark IBM Business Mangement Word staten island managed services Best Practices Fake News LiFi Email Cleaning Webcam Google Drive IT consulting Staten island Big Data IT services New York City Writing Navigation Bluetooth Touchscreen Recovery Staten Island IT consulting computer repair Banking Modem Backup Taxes Medical IT Remote Computing Relocation Information Technology Automation Social Network Hack Mobile Device End of Support Employer Employee Relationship Tip of the week Google Network Management Tactics Productivity Telephone The Internet of Things IT consulting company IT support Microchip Powerful Technology Solutions Small Business Cortana File Sharing Robot Applications Windows it support ransomware attacks Vendor Mangement Rental Service computer services Downtime Excel Vulnerability Customer Service Digital Legal Unified Threat Management Running Cable Remote Monitoring Automobile Service Level Agreement Efficiency Documents Tracking Processors Managed Service Google Play Wireless Headphones computer repair Staten Island IT support NYC Term Websites Technology Augmented Reality Freedom of Information Firewall tech support Botnet Travel Computer Care Tech Nanotechnology Hard Drive Disposal Proactive IT Directions Data storage Compliance VoIP Software Ransomware IT consulting Database Society Identity Theft Outlook Tablets Vendor Management Search managed IT services staten island Laptop Twitter Going Green IT consulting firm Cache Public Cloud Experience Employer-Employee Relationship Internet of Things Antivirus Router PDF Alert Saving Money Phishing Wireless Encryption Virus Mobile Device Management Staten Island tech support Download Disaster IT consulting firms Quick Tips Customer Resource management Content IT Services Miscellaneous Apple Internet Business Cards Proxy Server Company Culture IT support firms IT consulting NYC Hacking Tech Term malware worms managed IT services NYC Emails Bring Your Own Device Office Money Bandwidth Vulnerabilities Multi-factor Authentication Saving Time History Holiday Wi-Fi VoIP Productivity Document Management datto Data Management Managing Stress Evernote Chromebook Education Office 365 Cost Management Hardware Bitcoin Security Regulation IT services Staten Island Spyware Business Metrics BYOD Tip of the Week Website Hiring/Firing Social Microsoft Computing Downloads SaaS Cryptocurrency Business computer support Regulations Corporate Profile Data Backup Start Menu Content Filtering Upload G Suite Access Data Breach CryptoLocker DDoS Processor Thank You Specifications Training User Tips Tablet Securty Sports Mobile Technology Cooperation Piracy today ’s organizations Facebook News Deep Learning Text Messaging Scalability App Worker WiFi iPhone Politics Cabling HTML Machine Learning Innovation Business Technology Operating System Business Computing Social Media Health IT Supercomputer Paperless Office Hacks SharePoint Android Apps Knowledge Google Wallet Meetings Emergency Solutions Displays Managed IT Services Mobility Streaming Media Work/Life Balance Help Desk Virtual Assistant Access Control IT consulting Staten Island Hackers Television Memory Digital Payment Business Growth Workers IT support Staten Island Visible Light Communication Patch Management Windows 10 CCTV email scam VPN Data Protection Device security CrashOverride data recovery managed it services Gamification Telephony Data Analysis Virtual Reality Gadgets BDR Music Unified Threat Management Smartphones Password Accidental deletion Cloud Browsers Healthcare Screen Reader Health Administration Spam Desktop Browser Business Management Windows 8 malware Hard disk data loss Smartphone Hacker Data Tech Terms Management Backup and Disaster Recovery Social Engineering Language Disaster Recovery Telephone System Notifications Hosted Solution Printers Upgrade Managed Service Provider Cloud Computing Blockchain Accountants Entertainment computer services Staten Island computer support NYC IT Consultant Settings Startup managed services Telephone Systems Hard Drive Lithium-ion battery Network Congestion Staten Island computer support Unified Communications Flash end-user files Artificial Intelligence Analytics Save Money Professional Services Communication Users Drones Legislation IT Management Fileless Malware Monitors Hardware Solutions managed services Staten Island Advertising Microsoft 365 Comparison Mobile Devices Hosted Solutions Scam Passwords Server Domains Best Practice 3D Printing Gmail communications Staten Island IT support Time Management Safety Virtual Desktop Addiction Flexibility Vendor Tech Support Devices Data Security Motion Sickness Private Cloud Cybercrime Cybersecurity Networking IT support New York City Staffing tech support Staten Isalnd Windows 7 Trends Information tech support Staten Island Malware Windows 10 Electronic Medical Records IT support Staten Islans PowerPoint Microsoft Office Google Docs Administrator

Newsletter Sign Up