Do the hardest task of the day first.

Since mental capacity diminishes throughout the day, it makes sense to do the hardest thing first since it will have access to the most energy and have the least distraction loaded. This task is often planning. Projects, however, should build momentum incrementally.rM4

  1. Greg McKeown, Essentialism: The Disciplined Pursuit of Less, First Edition (New York: Crown Business, 2014). (See notes.)