Organize Your Life with Things 3

Learn a workflow you can trust. With real examples and a friendly instructor.
Getting ready
Welcome!
2 mins
Course goal, requirements, and philosophy
4 mins
Customizing some Things settings
6 mins
Getting all of your tasks into Things
Dividing your responsibilities up into areas
6 mins
Getting tasks from your head into the Things inbox
6 mins
Adding tasks to the inbox with Quick Entry
4 mins
Adding tasks to the inbox on iOS
3 mins
Using the share sheet to add to Things on iOS
2 mins
Adding tasks with Siri on iOS
4 mins
Processing your email with Things
6 mins
Check-in: making sure all your tasks are in Things
2 mins
Navigating Things
Things keyboard shortcuts
Using Quick Find (and some handy, hidden views)
4 mins
Structuring with projects
What is a project?
7 mins
Creating your first project
13 mins
Organizing larger projects with headings and areas
11 mins
When to use checklists
4 mins
Moving your tasks from the inbox to areas and projects
5 mins
Working with dates
How dates work in Things
13 mins
How to assign dates and reminders to tasks and projects
9 mins
Location-based reminders (using Apple Reminders)
5 mins
The two types of repeating todos
9 mins
Editing and setting reminders and deadlines for repeating to-dos
7 mins
Being on top of birthdays, anniversaries, etc. with Things
5 mins
Repeating entire projects
6 mins
Assign deadlines to your existing to-dos and projects
2 mins
Planning your days and weeks
How to plan what to work on today
8 mins
Planning ahead
5 mins
Calendar event or Things task?
6 mins
Plan your day and week now
2 mins
What is a weekly review and why should you make reviewing a habit?
3 mins
Weekly review
The nine steps to a weekly review in Things 3
23 mins
Weekly review cheat sheet
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Bonus: reflect on what you've already completed
2 mins
When and how often to review
7 mins
Working with tags
What are tags for?
6 mins
Working with tags in Things
4 mins
A few tags to get started with
12 mins
Incorporating tags into your workflow
4 mins
Working with project templates
Why project templates will save you time
2 mins
Example: weekend camping trips
5 mins
Example: creating and using a packing list
7 mins
Create your own project templates
3 mins
Example use cases
Progress update
1 min
Finding calm on a stressful day
7 mins
Keeping track of groceries to buy
2 mins
Processing to-dos after a meeting
4 mins
Tracking your habits
7 mins
Wrapping up
How to do Things (😉) on iOS
4 mins
Congratulations!
2 mins
Course summary (PDF)
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