Stephen Covey 4 Quadrants

Stephen Covey’s 4 Quadrants

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4_quadrants_sm                                               Source: Stephen Covey, 7 Habits of Highly Effective People
Quadrant I is for the immediate and important deadlines.

Quadrant II is for long-term strategizing and development.

Quadrant III is for time pressured distractions. They are not really important, but someone wants it now.

Quadrant IV is for those activities that yield little in any value. These are activities that are often used for taking a break in time pressured and important activities.