David and Katie run down task management systems and discuss their tips and tricks for staying on top of their tasks.
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Links for this episode:
MPU 013: Task Management Smackdown | Mac Power Users
We’ve gotten a lot of requests for this episode, so here it is, our Task Management Smackdown. In one corner, David and The Omni Group’s Omni Focus. In another, Katie and Cultured Code’s Things. The duo discuss their system for managing tasks and how their preferred application helps to get things done. The verdict: the Mac has two excellent programs.
Hipster PDA – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
paper-based personal organizer, popularized by Merlin Mann.
Franklin Planner | Day Planners
PalmPilot – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Things – task management for Mac & iOS | Cultured Code
Things is a delightful and easy to use task manager.
Simplify your life with Clear — the revolutionary to-do app for Mac, iPad & iPhone
Wunderlist | To-do list, Reminders, Errands – App of the Year!
Snowman – Checkmark 2 – To-do App for iPhone
Basecamp is everyone’s favorite project management app.
Asana · Teamwork without email
Integrations | Slack
OmniFocus – The Omni Group
Drafts – Agile Tortoise
nvALT – BrettTerpstra.com
MacSparky: Do Stuff
A short video where David talks about OmniFocus and doing stuff.
MacSparky: Task Planning (In)sanity
Not a week goes by that I don’t receive an email from some reader or listener asking about the problem of overwhelming task lists. Specifically, they explain that every day they spend far too much time dealing with an obese task list, for which they complete two or three items and fret over the rest.
MacSparky: OmniFocus Tag
All of David’s OmniFocus posts.
MacSparky’s OmniFocus Perspectives
Ice Bucket Challenge – The ALS Association
My Ice Bucket Challenge – I Challenge You! — KatieFloyd.me
MacSparky’s ALS Challenge Video on Vimeo
Mac Power Users – Community – Google+
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