I try to do that a lot, but even if I only keep "useful" stuff on my backlog, it still seems to be a lot. Maybe I just don't know how to correctly measure how "useful" something really is. How do you prioritize things ?
Oh my bad.
Hum, the problem is that I have a backlog really really light compared to what you sound to have, so not sure that's gonna help you but anyway:
For example in my list I have:
Write an article about how a NAT gateway works
Write an article about true colors in tmux
Move my website to netlify
Long task and not the easiest one, the language is quite tough to get your head around so not particularly fitting for a "pomodoro" during a late evening.
Short time ish task. It's related to my work so easy to work on that during my working hours,
No one really cares about this so that can wait
It's getting pretty urgent as I changed of employer and my old website is still on their servers...
So knowing the list, I'll do:
Not the "Write an article about true colors in tmux" because I know that I had the issue because of my own terminal / tmux / vim configuration so the value of this article is kinda worthless.
The 3. is quite different as well. It's a learning task so I would do this in the morning before going to work and more regularly than 1 & 2 that will be done by the end of next week during the evenings.
I don't know, I am not sure that's gonna help you ahaha
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