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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.


Productivity 101: How To Use Personal Kanban To Visualise Your Work

The best productivity methods keep your to-dos in front of you and prioritised so you never wonder what to work on next. Some are complicated, but others are organised simply by priority — so easy you could use sticky notes if you wanted. Let’s talk about one of those systems: Personal Kanban.


Include Potential Obstacles In Your List Of Goals

When you’re coming up with goals, having a list (or two) is a great way to stay motivated. While you’re making that document, though, you may want to create an accompanying list of obstacles that could keep you from your goal.


Mail Pilot 2 Is A Gesture-Based iOS Email App Built For Creating Tasks

iOS: Mail Pilot was a handy email app that allowed you to turn your emails into tasks so you could remember to deal with them. It was useful, but it was also a little clunky to use. Mail Pilot 2 fixes most of those problems by adding a lot of gestures.


How To Organise Your Entire Life With Trello

Trello is an awesome project management tool that makes collaboration easy and, dare I say, even fun. But this visual list tool can do so much more, whether you’re organising work projects, family chores, travel plans or just about anything else. Here are some ways to put Trello to use for managing your entire life.


When You Don't Know What To Do On A Project, Start Writing A List

It’s no secret that Lifehacker reader and writers alike love to-do lists. Complex and abstract tasks don’t always fit into this format, but the best first step might be to make a list anyway.


Find Your '10-Minute Tasks' Each Day To Stay Productive

Lots of us have problems organising our day productively. We never seem to have the time. Keeping a list of “10-minute tasks” lets you get stuff done without feeling overwhelmed.


Behind The App: The Story Of HabitRPG

What if you approached your life like a video game, treating your tasks as monsters to be battled and your daily goals as quests? That’s the idea behind HabitRPG, a site and community designed to be a role playing game for your to-do list.


When Time Tracking May Not Save You Any Time At All

Your productivity can largely be determined by how you spend your time, and that makes tracking your time seem like a big help. It can also be a trap that eats up more time than it saves.


Any.do, The Best iOS To-Do App, Comes To Mac

Mac: Any.do, our favourite to-do app on the iPhone, is now available as a native Mac app. It comes packed with Notification Center integration, badges and more.