Eisenhower matrix Template for decision-making
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The Eisenhower Matrix is the best way to help decision-making by practicing task prioritization. Both urgency and importance are the main elements of this template. Dwight David Eisenhower – an American army general and the 34th president of the United States, devised this system to manage work pressure.

Why practice this technique?

In preparing for battle I have always found that plans are useless, but planning is indispensable

Dwight D. Eisenhower
  • It works for both – personal and professional commitments. Make a standard list of tasks when practicing decision-making and time management.
  • It helps you learn/practice the art of delegation – an essential leadership skill.
  • Improves time management skills because of which there is an increase in productivity
  • Furthermore, it aligns very much with the GTD principle, which helps eliminate procrastination.

What you’ll download?

Your zip package consists of the following files:

  • MS Excel template. You can create as many copies as you want & keep the template intact
  • Google sheets template. Make a copy of this template
  • PDF version for all who want to print & hang it right in front!
  • Lastly, a ReadMe file to show you how to get started.

Template Details

  • Software: MS Excel, Google Sheets
  • Version: v2.0
  • Language: English
  • Licensing: This template is meant for educational purposes only. DO NOT sell/modify/re-distribute for any commercial or other purposes.

What’s New in v2.0?

Mark tasks as ‘Done’ – when you have completed the tasks, mark them as ‘Done’ to remove them from the matrix without deleting them.

Additional Resources

  • Read the detailed guide here to understand this template.
  • Explore ‘The Eisenhower Matrix‘ apps for iOS.
  • This excel template uses formulas to populate the matrix automatically specific to MS Office 365. It might not work on the older versions of MS Excel. You can manually add the tasks to the matrix template. Feel free to reach out to me for any queries or assistance.

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We have covered it all for you. With this in mind, it’s time to practice now. Download the Eisenhower Matrix template now to practice decision-making!

Surbhi Mahnot

Surbhi Mahnot

Surbhi Mahnot is the owner of this blog. She has work experience of almost 10 years in the IT industry in varied roles. At present, she is working full-time on this blog. She is passionate about the importance of personal growth in individual and work life, which reflects in her writing too. Travelling, reading, and shopping are her core interest besides work.