1. Plan Ahead:
Take time each day to create a plan of action for the tasks and goals you need to accomplish.
List your tasks in order of importance and set realistic deadlines for completing them.
3. Break Down Complex Tasks:
When facing a large or complex task, break it down into smaller, more manageable chunks.
4. Monitor Progress:
Set up a system for tracking your progress on each task and making adjustments as needed.
5. Manage Distractions:
Create a plan for managing distractions, such as minimizing social media use or putting away electronics when focusing on tasks.
6. Stay Organized:
Make sure to keep all of your important documents and information in an organized and easy-to-access place.
7. Stay on Top of Deadlines:
Set reminders for upcoming deadlines or tasks that need to be completed.
8. Ask for Help:
If you are struggling with a task, don’t hesitate to reach out for assistance.
9. Reward Yourself:
When you accomplish a task or goal, reward yourself in some way to motivate yourself to keep going.
10. Review and Reflect:
Take time at the end of each day or week to review what worked and what didn’t in terms of your executive functioning.