I’m a firm believer in the To Do List. Much like the one pictured above, I draw a square, then fill in the item and I try and list them in order of importance. I also do things like triangles for things that MUST be done today— as I cross things off the list I simply move the stuff that doesn’t get done to the next day.
There has to be an app for this, right? Trouble is the only ones I found are $10 a month— $120 a year for a To Do list app? No chance in hell.
Monday.com looked promising— “Free Trial” uh oh. How much is this? Not easy to find. $30 a month. See above.
Ugh, these names are so stupid, JOLT, ZERG, please just give me a simple to do list. Apple has one built into the iPhone but I don’t like the interface of it.
iCalendar could work but it’s overly complicated.
I’ll keep looking and when I find one I like I’ll edit this post.
EDIT: Okay, I found one and I’ve been using it for a couple of weeks now.
WRIKE (requisite dumb name- check.) FREE if you have less than five employees (I like the price). LINKS your desktop, iPad and iPhone with all your work lists— perfect!
Okay, so far I like WRIKE. Here’s what the desktop interface looks like;
Onboarding is the term for stuff you’re working on now— and if you look about halfway down the page you’ll see exclamation points next to some of the things listed— that’s an absolute GEM— because that means these things are OVERDUE.
You list your items you want to get done and when you want them to get done by and that’s it. Each morning you get an email that looks like this:
Look at that! A built in To Do List Reminder!
When you click on the email this is what you get;
A quick update as to what you have to get done today (for the record the things listed as overdue were already done. I have to get used to updating the list when I’m shutting down for the night.
So YAY! So far this app is a winner and I recommend it.
Follow up in a couple of weeks.