The urgent/important matrix sorts goals, tasks, activities or ideas based on their importance and urgency.

Executing the Method

  • List Tasks, Activities or Ideas

    Have a list of tasks, activities or ideas.

  • Draw the Matrix

    Draw the urgent/important matrix on a large piece of paper, a wall, a digital screen, or any other medium.

  • Sort Tasks

    Sort the tasks, activities or ideas based on their importance and urgency.

  • Select Tasks, Activities or Alternatives

    Select what tasks, activities or ideas require immediate attention for implementation or development.

  • Plan Tasks, Activities or Ideas

    Plan what tasks, activities or ideas are important but can be developed or implemented later.