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6 Things You Never Knew About the Post-It Note

Sticky notes on the wall of the Wikimedia Foun...

Sticky notes on the wall of the Wikimedia Foundation office (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

They are everywhere – colorful squares, tiny translucent flags – wherever you are, you’re likely nearby a Post-It. People everywhere depend on them for reminders, their to-do list, and to get organized.

At any one time I may have a flurry of sticky notes on my desk, on loose pieces of paper, folders, magazine pages and even on my phone!

But did you ever stop to think about how those sticky little squares came to be?

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Making Your To-Do List “Stick”


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Sunday is my day for catching up on things I missed during the week, getting a head start on tasks for the week ahead, and getting to zero inbox

With a limited number of hours in the day, there is only so much that can be accomplished. I’m someone who hates to go to bed with a task left unfinished, but sometimes with a big empty Sunday ahead of me I can get a little ambitious. I’ve found though that if you set yourself up for small wins by limiting your to-do list you’ll feel more accomplished at the end of the day. It’s much easier to get 3 things done than 30. It’s just simple math – and I’m terrible at math but trust me, it’s true!

This method can be used to increase productivity at work, plan social events, and even limit overspending at the grocery store!

Not convinced? Here’s a list of reasons to limit your to-do list to a post-it: Read more