Beyond the list: Powerful ways to manage your tasks

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Beyond the List: 8 Powerful Ways to Manage Your Tasks

If you are into being productive you’ve probably tried a number of ways to keep track of things you need to do. And if you are into technology, you’ve probably tried some different apps. But have you thought about what type of system you use or prefer?

This article compares the pros and cons of different systems really well, and offers suggestions for apps where it applies. Some of the different ways it says you can manage your tasks include the “Grocery List”, GTD, pen and paper, plain text, kanban, spreadsheet, and a couple more.

Whether or not you like the system you are currently using to keep track of things to do, you might want to give this a read. I thought it was great. It will give you an overview of some different options that you might not have thought about, or that you might like better.

When it comes to task management, there’s no one-size-fits-all. Just as some people learn better visually while others learn far better audibly, there’s task management methods that’ll fit you perfectly—and others that’ll never work for you no matter how hard you try.

That’s why it’s important to research different methods of managing your tasks to find what works for you. Just by reading though this article, a couple of the methods will likely stick out to you. You can then try them out and see which one’s best for you.

In this article, you’ll receive an overview along with the pros and cons of each of the following task management methods:

  • The “Grocery List”
  • Getting Things Done
  • Plain Text Tasks
  • Rows, Columns n’ Sheets
  • Team-Based Productivity
  • Pen and Paper
  • The Kanban Method
  • String-Around-The-Finger

Beyond the List: 8 Powerful Ways to Manage Your Tasks (Zapier)