The Zeigarnik Effect
Why it's so hard to stop thinking about everything we have to get done (and so easy to forget what we've already accomplished)
Take back your space with check-lists for every room in your place
Traditional goal setting didn’t work for you last year? Try on something new...
Who says there's no such thing as a quick fix?
Systematically reorganize your files, social media, email, and more and create more mental space for what's important to you
Use Automate.io to connect Todoist with apps like Slack, Outlook, Zendesk, Shopify, and more
The rest of your life is a long time – start working in seasons instead.
Go from tossing and turning to restful sleep.
Schedule your energy, not your time. And don’t forget to take breaks.
Begin the lifelong journey to become the best at your craft
The benefits of journaling on productivity, and what happens in your brain when you commit words to paper
Advice for managing life's chaos and focusing on what's important
Embrace the power of "no" without feeling bad about it.
How to master the #1 job skill that will never be obsolete
A real-world guide to mastering any new skill
Can't see your way out of your to-do list debt? Read this.
Don't worry – no one's taking your coffee away ☕️😅
These tips for improving your focus and productivity will help you avoid getting sucked into busywork.
With a little planning, it is possible to have it all.
Cut distractions and start doing your best work.
Get more done with these tools...no matter where you work!
Why procrastination can be a good thing, how work-life balance obsession can derail you, and other unexpected tips
A Productivity Profile with Alan Henry
Understand the "why" behind your inability to start
Khoi Vinh doesn't believe in coffee
How overthinking kills your productivity and what you can do about it
A simple technique to ensure your small tasks don’t become big headaches
How to save time, get stuff done, and have fun with Amazon Alexa, Apple’s Siri, and Google Assistant
The options for online learning can be overwhelming. Use this guide to choose the platform that fits your goals (and budget).
The 10-minute productivity practice for achieving more in work and life
Productivity essentials from Adam Grant, Laura Vanderkam, Chris Bailey, and Jill E Duffy!
You don't need a to-do list, you need a system you can trust.
5 strategies to end the cycle of "never enough"
Spend more time reading about productivity than actually getting things done? This article is for you.
We ask 7 tech leaders whether they think inbox zero is worth it
Strategies for dealing with perfection paralysis and achieving your biggest goals — despite your best efforts to get in your own way
Plus Drag and Drop for iPad and an AirPods giveaway!
A small habit with big benefits. For you and your team.
Five methods to keep going when you just want to quit
Overwhelmed by your GTD task lists? Here are 2 overlooked tips for making the system stick
The Founder of OneSub, a platform that targets news bias, has used Todoist for 6+ years
Fine tune your productivity based on where you live.
"Sorry, I'm too busy for anything important right now"
Why we're so bad at setting realistic timelines, and how to get better at it (maybe)
The founder of the popular life advice website uses Todoist for setting and sticking to routines in his work and family life
That which is measured improves…
10 principles for organizing your work, home, health, fitness, hobbies, finances, and more...
Lessons learned tripling the number of books I read last year
And 9 more helpful alternatives you should be doing instead
And how to do it this year guilt-free
Why we're never satisfied with what we've already accomplished
A remote working father of two asks how to create a routine when unexpected interruptions are inevitable
Why it's so hard to walk away even when it's the only rational thing to do
Why it's so hard to give a damn about our Future Selves
Learn how to overcome distractions and hone your focus.
These are Chrome’s best extensions for saving time, getting organized, and eliminating distractions while browsing the web
The three reasons you don't want to work, and what you can do about them
Managing your time well isn't just about getting more done
Why you feel mentally exhausted right now and 7 concrete ways to overcome (and work around) it
The definition of insanity is doing the same thing year after year and expecting different results.
Use the power of instant gratification to get through your least favorite tasks.
What Cal Newport can (and can't) teach us about digitally decluttering our lives
Think the brain you're born with is the brain you're stuck with? Think again...
How to keep healthy even when your job has you sitting 8+ hours a day
Productivity profile of a former chief of staff for candidate Cory Booker
We all have different productivity hangups. Here’s how to start conquering yours…
Are you a planner or a doer? Learn the productivity strengths and weaknesses of each personality type.
When the flexibility to work anywhere anytime means working everywhere all the time
Serial entrepreneur Gina Trapani talks about how she structures her workday for maximum focus.
Make your to-do list work for you, not against you.
And 3 strategies for achieving your long-term goals anyway, according to science
Why we prefer complex solutions over simple ones
Instead of chasing after the latest life hacks, focus on a few key changes that will have an outsized impact on your productivity.
These are the apps we recommend for building a complete productivity stack – for iOS, Android, Mac, & Windows