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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.


Wunderlist Adds Folders, Natural Language Detection

iOS/Android: Today Wunderlist got a big update with several awesome new features, including the often-requested Folders, as well as Quick Add with natural language processing for iOS.


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.


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.