What kind of tasks do you schedule for yourself - do you focus on the time you want to use for some topic, or the results you want?
a) Monday: use 2 hours cleaning the house
b) Clean the house well enough so you'll be proud to invite your friends for dinner
a) Tuesday: read for exam 6 hours
b) Tuesday: prepare for exam well enough so you can answer anything about the book's topics well enough
a) Wednesday: 1 hour for weekly shopping
b) Wednesday: get in, buy what you need, get out
..or some other flavor, (c), (d), (x)?