Activity Matrix

Urgent Not Urgent
Important

I

  • Crises
  • Pressing Problems
  • Deadline-driven projects, meeting, preparations

II

  • Preparation
  • Prevention
  • Values clarification
  • Planning
  • Relationship building
  • True re-creation
  • Empowerment
Not Important

III

  • Interruptions, some phone calls
  • Some mail, some reports
  • Some meetings
  • Many proximate, pressing matters
  • Many popular activities

IV

  • Trivia, busywork
  • Some phone calls
  • Time wasters
  • “Escape” activities
  • Irrelevant mail
  • Excessive TV

 

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