Author : Abigail Millen.
Published : Tue, Jan 15 2019 :10 AM.
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Checklists and to-do lists are often generalized. However, certain factors differentiate them and they have some unique features. The basic difference between the two lists lies in the fact that a checklist codifies the standard processes.
To do list: These are often regarded as personal checklists. You can list up the things that you need to do with the help of these checklists. You may include as much detail as possible in these checklists, as required. It is done to prevent missing out something important. For instance, you may be packing your bag for a holiday, and want to make sure that you have not left something important behind. In these cases, these lists will be of optimum benefit for you.
Task checklist: A task checklist is used when you do not have much of a judgment, but need to remember a number of things. You should use these lists to write the details of the things to be remembered. These are highly detailed and may contain categories of things. There may be individual groups of objects or lists of different objects under a certain group. For example, you might list up the ingredients required to prepare a certain recipe or the things to carry when you are leaving for work.
It always helps if you know by heart the items you have to buy or the steps you have to follow while carrying out a particular task. That way, you can use the checklist as a guideline and refer to it when you’ve forgotten something. Before inserting the details into the template, make a list of the steps or items in your mind. Then start arranging them one by one on the template.
Do not forget to mention any details that might be important. If you end up forgetting to include certain items in the checklist, then that kind of defeats the whole purpose, isn’t it? So try to be very cautious while listing items so as to not miss out anything.