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Google polarised the Gmail crowd when it released Inbox. For some, it was confusing and unhelpful. For others like myself, however, Inbox is a breath of fresh air. Here’s how it’s changed my workflow, and why I think it’s worth giving it a shot.
If you’re not careful, work can take over your life and creep into your precious personal time. It’s not always easy to know when to finish your work day, but picking something to cap it off ahead of time can help.
Outlook’s tasks feature is pretty simple and basic. If you want to power up Outlook tasks with organisation and room for details, integrate the awesome note-taking tool OneNote with Outlook.
Android: Todoist is one of our favourite to-do apps, but its design has always been a bit spartan. That has changed with a massive Android overhaul, which features a new, great-looking redesign. The update also adds easier ways to add to-dos, subtasks, and edit task durations and due-dates.
Mac: We all need to be reminded of things throughout the day, but setting up a series of alerts and tones isn’t always the best. Gestimer is a Mac app that sits in your menubar and lets you quickly create short-term reminders by just dragging down on the icon.
Todoist is a great, cross-platform tool for managing tasks. In fact, it’s one of our favourites. And you can now integrate the tool with Evernote, Google Calendar and Github.
Everyone struggles with procrastination now and then, sometimes because the stress about starting a task keeps us from acting. David Cain points out at Raptitude, however, that the moment you start acting is the beginning of the end of that anxiety.