Getting Things Done with Todoist (GTD)

Many Todoist users use David Allen’s excellent Getting Things Done methodology (GTD®) to manage their life.

The GTD method rests on the idea of moving planned tasks and projects out of the mind by recording them externally and then breaking them into actionable work items. This allows one to focus attention on taking action on tasks, instead of on remembering them. Read more...

The Todoist GTD workflow

  • Collect all your tasks using our apps for your mobile device, browser, email client or desktop.
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  • Process your captured tasks and make sure that they are actionable things with concrete next steps and successful outcomes.
  • Organize your tasks into projects or split complex task into smaller tasks using sub-tasks. Assign due dates, labels and priorities for an even better organization.
  • Review your days using Todoist's powerful filtering options. At end of each day, week or month use Todoist Karma to review your productivity.

Watch a short video of how this works:



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