Having as many responsibilities as Elon Musk is not easy. How will you manage to work on truly important tasks, and not only deal with the urgent ones? The answer is in your schedule. Having a strict schedule is essential for working on important projects. Without a schedule, it’s easy to get distracted and devote your time to only urgent items.
Work on your calendar, not a to-do list.
Elon Musk bases his workday on a tightly organized schedule. He has his entire day broken down into five-minute slots. Using this method, he micromanages his work.