How to Get More Done by Simplifying Your Todo List


Wonder why some people are so productive and get things done real quick? πŸ€”

They keep things simple! They don't search for the best todo list on earth. They just do the work! πŸ’ͺ🏼

Here's how you should organize your todo list. πŸ‘‡πŸΌ

Let's dig into how @levelsio did it.

  • πŸ”Ά He utilizes Stickies app on mac
  • πŸ”Ά He uses a markdown-style todo
  • πŸ”Ά He uses emoji to mark todo as done πŸ”₯

I recommend you to watch his @Twitch channel for more inspirations.

Pieter Level's todo list

Mumu's maker @wilbertliu uses Notes app for that purpose. Inspired by Pieter as well and @jack, he made it this way:

  • πŸ”˜ There're 2 sections: "Today" and "The shelf"
  • πŸ”˜ Today is obvious. Do-just-that-for-today 😊
  • πŸ”˜ The shelf is where you dump your brain

"Looks like nothing new? πŸ’­", you said.

Let's continue. We're not done yet.

  • πŸ”˜ Central all todo just there, in one note
  • πŸ”˜ How to differentiate between "projects" then?
  • πŸ”˜ Tadaaa... Emoji to the rescue! ✨

Here's how it looks like πŸ‘‡πŸΌ

Wilbert Liu's todo list

So he uses 🐢 emoji to indicate a todo for Mumu project.

As you could see there, don't be hesitant to add one or two emojis too. Be creative! πŸ•ΊπŸΌ

For example:

  • 1️⃣ to indicate a todo that must be done on Monday
  • πŸš€ when you want to launch something
  • πŸ›’ if you want to go shopping

See? The idea is to make it simple, not simpler – Albert Einstein. πŸ™‚

Now we're curious if you have any better way to organize your todo list. Care to share?

And if you have any feedback regarding to this post, let us know!

We wish you get more done, in a quicker way. ⚑

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