Shannon Stacey


Last step’s a doozy

Only one last editorial bit to tackle in Mistletoe & Margaritas, but it’s a doozy. Still, I will get this done today because I have something else to work on over the weekend.

One of these days I’ll stop leaving the hardest task on any list for last. (I’ve been saying that for many, many years, though, so don’t hold me to that.) What about you guys? Do you tackle the hard thing first and get it out of the way so you can breeze through the rest of your list, or do you start with the easy-to-knock-out-stuff and leave that last doozy of a thing for last?

2 comments to “Last step’s a doozy”

  1. Natalie J. Damschroder
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      · July 31st, 2011 at 4:10 pm · Link

    OH, yeah, I have the same problem. Because I know the hard task take a long time, and I will therefore never get to the easy stuff. Get them out of the way first, then all the rest of the time can go to the hard thing.

    It’s very logical, which is why I always end up doing it that way, no matter how infrequently it actually WORKS.



  2. Shannon
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      · August 2nd, 2011 at 7:21 pm · Link

    I tend to never get to the hard thing. (Although, in this case, I did because there’s that whole legal contract and all.)







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