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Urgency ≠ Priority

Are you running your life? Or is your life running you? There is a big difference between priority and urgency. Your priorities come from careful thought, when you decide to act according to your values and craft a plan to make it happen. Urgency, whether real or simulated, rises to the top of your list and demands your reaction. Much of the time, tasks with a sense of urgency come from a lack of planning, whether on your part or someone else’s. Control your personal responsibilities with effective daily and weekly planning sessions, and you can leave space in your schedule for other people’s emergencies without pushing out your own priorities.

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