Definition of Eisenhower Task Prioritization Matrix

Categorizing a task based on the following criteria: (1) urgent or not urgent, (2) important or not important. Then first prioritizing tasks that are both urgent and important.

Example: The employee had a lot of tasks, but didn't know which task to work on first. The manager suggested that the employee apply the Eisenhower Task Prioritization Matrix to his tasks, and then work on tasks taht are urgent and important first.

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Word of the Day

Date: 07/25/2021

Word: Close It Out

Definition: To mark something as completed.

Example: This task has been fixed, so let's close it out within the task tracker.