task management

Zenlist Is A Simple Web-Based To-Do List That Helps You Prioritise

Web: To-do lists have a nasty tendency to expand infinitely. Zenlist is a minimal, web-based to-do list manager that helps you prioritise your three most important tasks for the day.


Get Better At Getting Better: The Kaizen Productivity Philosophy

Most productivity methods give you tools to tackle specific projects or to-dos in an organised way. Kaizen, which translates roughly to “good change”, is a Japanese productivity philosophy that helps you organise everything you do. In short, it means “constant, continuous improvement”, and it’s a mindset you can apply anywhere, at any job.


Checkmark 2 Adds A Widget And Interactive Notifications

iPhone: Checkmark 2 has long been our favourite alternative to Apple’s Reminders. Today, it gets a couple of handy new features, including a Notification Center Widget and interactive notifications.


Create Checklists For Your Most Important Tasks To Free Up Mental RAM

We love to-do lists here at Lifehacker, but checklists — routine lists of steps involved in a process — often get overlooked. They’re invaluable for giving your mind freedom to think about the important things.


One List Is A Simplified, Colourful To-Do List For iOS

iOS: There are many options when it comes to managing to-do lists on iOS. If you’re looking for something along the lines of the incredibly popular Clear app, but with more features, One List is worth a look.


Any.do 2.0 Adds New Tools To Collaborate And Plan Your Day

iOS/Android/Web: Any.do is one of our favourite to-do apps, and Any.do 2.0 promises to make it even better. The new update includes tools to manage family and household to-dos, work and team projects, voice notes and attachments, and a premium tier that adds much-desired features, such as customisable recurring tasks.


The Projecteze System Keeps You Productive With Just A Word Processor

A lot of to-do list systems require you to adopt new apps or tools. The Projecteze method works with your favourite word processor and requires almost no time to set up.


Ask Yourself These Five Questions To Prioritise Your To-Do List

Your to-do list should only have the items that need to be there. To prioritise it, ask a series of questions about each task so you know whether to keep it on your list or trash it.


Get Into A Good Workflow Using Video Game Principles As Inspiration

When you’re playing a video game, you become completely absorbed in what you’re doing, and you’re completing tasks while time is flying by. Using some of the principles game designers use, you can apply that same concept of flow to your work.


Balance Creative Work With Must-Do Tasks By Splitting An Hour 45-15

Unless you’re very lucky, chances are you have some work you want to do and some work you have to do. Break each hour into 45-minute and 15-minute slots to do your creative assignments and get through your must-do work items.