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This article explains how one may make a decision like Benjamin Franklin. Do you think that the Eisenhower Matrix in combination with the cost / benefit method of making a decision can make you a more productive student, employee, parent, and / or person? Bringing to the Presidency his prestige as commanding general of the victorious forces in Europe during World War II, Dwight D. Eisenhower obtained a truce in Korea and worked incessantly during his two terms to ease the tensions of the Cold War. He pursued the moderate policies of "Modern Republicanism," pointing out as he left office, "America is today the strongest, most influential, and most productive nation in the world." The purpose of this module is to have you reflect, in detail, about your week, where your time goes and how to write a smart to-do list. By making a list and reflecting on your time, you will be able to accurately shift your priorities to other items instead of wasting time.