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Combine OneNote And Outlook For A Powerful Project Management System

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.


Todoist For Android Gets A Sharp New Interface And Simpler Task Editing

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.


Gestimer Quickly Creates Reminders From Your Mac's Menubar

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 Updates With Evernote And Google Calendar Integration

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.


Force Yourself To Do Things By Learning How Anxiety About Tasks Works

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.


Why Your Weekly Review Should Be On Monday

Weekly reviews are a great way to stay organised and make sure you’re prepared for upcoming projects. Try scheduling your weekly review on Mondays to jumpstart the week, and ease into the week on a good foot.


Boost Your Productivity By Ditching Habitual 'Me Time' Commitments

We all have things we do to give ourselves a break from our busy lives, but some those things might just be a force of habit. If you can eliminate some of of your unnecessary “me time” commitments, you’ll have more time and energy to put toward productive tasks.


Assign Small Tasks To Your 'Schedule Gaps' Each Morning

We all have small gaps of time in our schedule throughout the day. That time adds up. You want to use those gaps wisely so your time doesn’t go to waste. One option is to assign small tasks to them every morning.


Streamline Productivity With The 'Minimum Effective Dose' For Tasks

When you feel overwhelmed with all of the things you have to do every day, finding the most efficient way to tackle your tasks is the key. You can save yourself a lot of grief if you find the “minimum effective dose” for your tasks.


Focus On Your Personal Values Instead Of Your Incomplete To-Do List

You may try to get through your to-do list each day, and often things slip through — but that doesn’t mean you’ve failed. On those days, look to see if you met your personal values checklist.