It’s natural that we pause and reflect at the end of the year. It helps us see how far we’ve come. It reminds us of where we’ve been and how we’ve worked to get where we are.
So to finish out 2018, here are the most-read, most-shared, and most-linked posts of 2018.
How to Set Up ABC Planning in OmniFocus 3. This year saw the release of OmniFocus 3: the biggest release of OmniFocus since 1.0. The powerful new tags feature finally lets you set up an ABC planning workflow. Finally. Tag a task with the resources you’ll need, when you’ll do it, or even track a Kanban workflow.
The Simple Synergy of a Hybrid System. OmniFocus is a great digital task manager, but you might get more mileage by combining OmniFocus with a paper planner for daily execution. This kind of hybrid setup harnesses the best of both worlds. It’s what I use personally.
How to Track Your Goals using Evernote. Reaching a goal takes more than tracking tasks. You also need to capture your vision for the goal, how you’re going to celebrate when you reach it, and track the progress you’ve made along the way. In this post, I share the template I use to track my goals in Evernote.
Why You Don’t Need New Stuff to Be More Successful. It’s the Gearing Up Fallacy: we need new tools to achieve great, new results. But the truth is much harsher: we aren’t doing everything we could with what we already have. Stop procrastinating, stop blaming your lack of progress on shiny new toys you don’t have, and start getting more done!
5 Powerful Things That Happen When You Celebrate Progress. Don’t wait until you’ve reached your goal to celebrate—celebrate the wins along the way! Acknowledging what you’ve already done has five powerful benefits.
How to Fill Out OmniFocus Project Templates with Workflow. Finally, the top honors go to Rosemary Orchard. Rosemary showed us how to use Workflow on iOS (now included as Shortcuts on iOS 12) to create OmniFocus projects on iOS with just a few taps. You can create the same project every time or fill out a template with the details.
Have a great week! Go play with your kids. Make memories they’ll cherish.
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