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Lou Willoughby
Lou Willoughby

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How do you keep organised? 🤔

One of my issues are I struggle to put ideas down or where to begin to plan my time so when I’m not feeling coding I love researching and trying different applications to find one I work well with and enjoy. Today I’m checking out invisionapp, so far it looks good, they have many templates to help you get started 🙂🤞🏻

What do you use to help you plan?

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Michael Tharrington • Edited on

I actually just keep it old-school — pen (or pencil) and a pad of paper!

I think the reason I prefer this is because:

a) I use 3 different monitors and they're all filled up with all the other stuff I frequently use — Slack, Discord, multiple Chrome windows (with plenty of tabs in each), Front, the list goes on... having yet another thing on the screen just feels a bit overwhelming.

b) I just really like the feeling of physically crossing out items on my to-do list haha! So rewarding. 🙂

All this said, I do use Notion quite frequently for documentation and occasionally will write to-dos inside it. It provides a way to create checklists and when I check the box, the item gets digitally crossed out, which almost gives me the same satisfaction as crossing things out on a piece of paper.

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Jeremy Friesen

I use Emacs's org-roam package (which builds on org-mode).

Org-Mode is "for keeping notes, authoring documents, computational notebooks, literate programming, maintaining to-do lists, planning projects, and more — in a fast and effective plain text system."

I then overlay that with Org-Roam: "A plain-text personal knowledge management system."

What this looks like is that my long term todo list, my daily activity, and my note taking are all in integrated system.

Further, I use Emacs for coding. So now, my writing, note taking, blogging, and coding are all using the same toolset.

(I suppose I should consider recording a Loom walk through of this setup because it's perhaps quite novel in the days of "There's an App for this particular thing")

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José Aponte

Bullet Journal! After using a lot of software tools and platforms, I ended up Having my tasks and notes on a bullet journal. It's more easy to just write what you think and mark tasks completed. the notebook is small and you can take it anywhere.

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Tina Huynh

I personally use a bullet journal to keep track of my tasks, which involve what I need to get done for each of my projects.

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Tina Huynh

If you do not like writing things down by hand, I also found Google Tasks helps quite a bit too!

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Max Webb

Yeah can't beat good old pen and paper, but I use Trello to place everything in an idea list, and then pull stuff into backlog if when I am developing it I think its a good idea.

However, if I am in team based environments and sharing a Kanban, I again, just use pen and paper!

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Mahmoud Harmouch

Obsidian is the divine answer.

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Vedant Chainani

I came across Obsidian Recently and I totally Love it. I switched all my Notion and Paper Notes to Obsidian

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Junio KOI

For me the best tool is Obsidian.md, it is very customizable and support plugins to fit your needs.

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Sean Allin Newell

This is more for tasks, but I just stick a sticky note on my laptop, which is annoying, and when I'm donr I get to clean ny laptop.

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Mehedi Hassan

I am using gitmind at this moment!
it helps me to create a good roadmap

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Areskul • Edited on

Sexy Kanban with Projectile...
github.com/Kholid060/projectile
And raw markdown notes with Notable

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taijidude

I do somewhat of a bullet journal in obsidian.md/