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We're a big fan of to-do systems that use email, since most of your tasks will arrive, and be completed, within email anyway. Previously we posted a method of using Gmail's Starred emails, and Gmail Tabs, to set up a ...

Minimal Gmail Star Method

Email, Mac systems, Online, Simple

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    When we are making up our own, often hacked together, to-do systems, one of the problems can be: how do we get certain parts of our workflow to "speak" to each other? For instance, how to we get ...

A Screenshot To-Do System

Email, iPhone, Mac systems, Simple

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To-do lists that use your email are great, as email is where most of your new tasks will come from. Keeping jobs there can potentially be the ultimate frictionless to-do list. Unfortunately, we are still in the very ...

Starred Emails in a Separate Tab

Email, Mac systems, Online, Simple

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It's a fair question to ask a productivity junkie what systems they use themselves. And while I love my system like a friend (it has taken years of research to find one that has stuck), I was cautious in posting it here, ...

Paper + Mind Map + Smartphone

Email, iPhone, Mac systems, Paper Based, Unusual