My brain is stupid. It thinks I can get done tomorrow what I need to do today, and that I can do this afternoon what I need to do this morning. It puts everything off. It’s why present me always resents past me – even as present me dumps work on future me. Like I said: stupid. But motivation is a curious thing.
Different people organize in different ways. So choosing a to-do app really depends on what kind of person you are. Here are five commandments you can think about for your own productivity system.
If you’re like me, you spend more time managing your tasks than you do actually performing them. It’s all about multiple lists, offline access and getting your tasks on-the-go. Since we last took a look at Google Tasks in 2009, the service has changed considerably, adding an array of features – most notably among them being Google Calendar integration. Additionally, Tasks received integration into dozens of smartphone apps, as well as getting offline access in Thunderbird. So – it’s time for us to take another look at Google Tasks and its many uses.
I kept using ToDoist for free for a while. But kept coming up against things I wanted to do and couldn’t. Email reminders. Adding notes to task. Things that would really add a whole lot to the value of ToDoist as a time management and task management solution. So, one day this year, I just decided to bite the bullet.