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How do you decide what to do next?
If you run a small business, then your task list, the one that is overflowing, that's causing you anxiety, is probably work-related.
Luckily, there's a really simple rule of thumb you can use to figure out what to do next.
This is a business list. Businesses need cash to survive.
So what is going to get you to the most amount of cash in the least amount of time?
I'll admit, I don't always follow it, but I always use that rule to evaluate my tasks first - because I want to know what I'm sacrificing if I break the rule.
And once you know what's going to bring in the cash quickest, you can also do the reverse - what pays the least and do I put it to the back of the list or eliminate it completely?