OmniFocus handles scripting and allows some pretty neat additional functionality. Brandon Pittman has done quite a bit of work here adapting some of the ideas from Creating Flow with OmniFocus. Check out his library here and here.
Also, I dig his game list. I’m still trying to get to Deus Ex, too. … dang limits of time.
My workflow has, in general, shifted towards a session-focused style, as is evident from my recent post. Essentially, that just means that my dashboard of tasks number only a few (about 5-8, give or take) and each represents a session of work. They are not very...read more
OmniFocus is very much an app about doing. It’s not designed with graphical reporting in mind. Here’s a neat app, though, put together by Thomas Schoffelen, that shows a list of open tasks, and completed tasks from the last 7 days, last 3 months, and...read more
We can have any number of types of task lists, be they a perspective, a context, or a project. Some lists stick around: the daily list, phone calls to make, things to file, agenda items, and more. They fill up, we clear them, and they fill up again. Two questions we...read more
How we word our tasks can make a significant difference in how we approach them. For example, several rules of thumb may be: Start with a verb Maintain both simplicity and clarity when possible Act as though you are delegating the task to someone else. (In fact, you...read more
Useful Lists We can easily be overwhelmed by looking at even a realistic list of things we’d like to do today. This is particularly the case if there are many small tasks. A good list is one we can easily review in a short period of time so that we can make a...read more
The Omni Group is re-introducing styling to OmniFocus with the latest test builds: To check it out, go to the styling tab in preferences (Command-,): You can also adjust font. I’m pretty happy with the Proxima Nova font, but I’ve posed Georgia above. More...read more
Hi Folks, I’ve been updating the mailing system, transferring the list to a new service. I seemed to have accidentally tripped a welcome letter I had made in the import process. Please ignore that. I do apologize and have no intention of sending email for no...read more