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Managing Tasks and To-Do Lists

Here’s how to manage tasks and to-do lists using everything from sophisticated software like OmniFocus to the basics like pen and paper.

How to Setup and Use OmniFocus as an Agenda for Meetings

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How to Setup and Use OmniFocus as an Agenda for Meetings

One common thread we see among OmniFocus Premium Posts clients is the idea of using OmniFocus as an agenda tool for meetings and communication. If you’ve ever led a meeting, you know how important it is to have an agenda with notes. Without it the meetings tend to be huge time wasters. So how can […]

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How to review reports (and other recurring tasks) with OmniFocus

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How to review reports (and other recurring tasks) in OmniFocus

Lately we’ve been getting a lot of OmniFocus users emailing us about how they can use the program to review reports. If you’re in a position where you need to regularly stay on top of incoming data and reports – OmniFocus can help you with that.

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The Difference Between Tasks and Outcomes

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The Difference Between Tasks and Outcomes

Let’s talk about tasks and outcomes – and why they’re different and how they work in the real world.

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How to Manage Checklists with OmniFocus

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OmniFocus and Checklists

We’re a big fan of using checklists. They help you get things done with little margin for error and it speeds up the whole progress of getting something done without thinking about it too much.

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How to Set Up Personal and Work Rituals in OmniFocus

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How to setup personal and work rituals in OmniFocus

One of the concepts we always talk about here at Asian Efficiency is the concept of rituals. They are carefully crafted step-by-step activities you do in a certain order to achieve a desired result. A common ritual is a morning ritual (sometimes also called a “morning routine”) that we always advocate for anyone new to […]

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The Day of Pain and Suffering (1 Trick to Handling Backlog)

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Day of Pain and Suffering

Sometimes, backlog just happens. It’s when we get rolling on something and get busy and… some things slip through the cracks. And these things pile up. What happens to most people, is that this pile grows and grows. And then grows some more… until it starts causing problems. And we don’t want that.

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The Quick-and-Dirty 5 Step Asian Efficiency Task Management Rescue Process Revealed

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Task Management Rescue

Sometimes, sh*t happens. We fall behind. We miss our weekly review for a few too many weeks. And things start going into the red. It’s all very depressing and often it looks like there’s no way out. But there is. What you need is the Asian Efficiency task management rescue process.

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