Could I do this hungover?

According to this post, that’s a solid litmus test for low value work. If you could do it hungover, it’s probably low value.

Here you’ll find paying bills, rescheduling meetings, updating reports and cleaning up formatting. Yes, it needs to get done (as part of a portfolio approach), but by I implore you – please don’t waste your best energy on these tasks.

I often go a step further by covering its contents with a yellow post-it note so that I don’t get tempted by its (dopamine-inducing) contents.

(Emphasis mine).

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