Your to-do list is supposed to help keep you organised, but you still have to do a lot of the grunt work to manage your schedule. Todoist wants to make it easier by suggesting the best times to get your tasks done based on your habits.
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There's a solid case to be made for going public with your goals. You can use the same method with your to-do list, and beyond the accountability factor, writing your list for someone else can help you make it more succinct and efficient.
If you like the simplicity of Clear, but want a to-do list that's more schedule-oriented, Sorted might be the task-juggling app you've always wanted.
I've tried dozens of solutions to clean up my inbox, and so far, the Sortd Chrome extension comes closest to helping me use and organise email the way I work. Sortd transforms Gmail into a drag-and-drop workspace with columns of customisable lists. It's like life-organising webapp Trello, but for email.
Mac: Wunderlist, our favourite to-do app for OS X, got an update today with a few great new features, including a new shortcut for creating to-dos, smart due dates and a new shortcut for search.
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.
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.
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.