I feel like I reach this point every few months, overwhelmed with to do items that keep rolling over or get missed. I’ve been playing around with different apps a bit but it makes no difference I’m so busy I’m not able to keep on top of things.
What I’ve come to realise is
- It makes no real difference which to do app I use, for me there isn’t a great deal of difference to how productive I am
- I need to be setting due dates and times
- Not to let the daily count of items get above around 5
- I need to focus on the important tasks
The second item is an important one. I’ve been running a list of items due today but with no due time I forget or don’t get to them. Widgets haven’t helped me keep on top of what I need to do so I need to start to have due times i.e. a visible reminder that something needs doing.
I’m going back to a simple setup and starting from scratch. No idea which app but I’m going to try a simple Home Screen and reminders that have an associated due time so that it’s in my face when it’s due.
How are you feeling about your productivity apps?