(11 min) This video teaches you how to get started with Google Tasks in Gmail very quickly, using simple principles that will get you up and running in no time.
(8 min) Google has excellent apps for Android and iOS that match the web tasks list look and feel nearly completely.
(11 min) Details on the best way to use Stars on Gmail items in conjunction with the One Minute To Do list principles used in Google Tasks.
(7 min) With default settings, Gmail automatically colors the Importance marker yellow based on unclear criteria. In this video I show you a trick for how to put it into full manual mode so that only you mark emails important. And I give suggestions on when to use it in a way that complements the 1MTD system.
(9 min) Details on how to use 1MTD Urgency Zones in Google Tasks. These simple yet powerful definitions are what make the One Minute To Do list so incredibly effective. And these urgency zones work well in Google Tasks.
(10' min) Once tasks are placed in the 1MTD Urgency Zones, you now need to act on them to get them done. How do you do that? This important lesson shows how often to review each Urgency Zone section and how big to make them.
(7 min) There is a due date and optional due time field on every task in Google Tasks, so feel free to use those. However, be careful that you don’t overuse the due date field. And due dates link to repeating tasks in Google Tasks.
(14 min) Sometimes a given task can be broken down into smaller parts. Should you list all those in your 1MTD task list in Google Tasks? If so, how?
(9 min) One of my few complaints about using Google Tasks for 1MTD is that the tasks pane on the right side of the Gmail window is a pretty narrow, and you cannot resize it larger in Gmail. But there is a hack to show a wider list.
(9 min) Sometimes a given task needs to be done or started on or about a certain date in the future. How do you do that with the 1MTD Urgency Zones, as used in Google Tasks?
(12-min) Reminders and Calendar Events can be used effectively to time when future tasks are brought to your attention for action.
(10 min) In the 1MTD system we use Follow-Up Task s to track committments others have made to us. In this part 1, I show how to do that for commitments made in meetings.
(14 min) Continuing from the previous video, I show two ways to track and follow up on email requests you send to others.
(10 min) In this video we do a deeper dive into how to effectively convert emails into tasks in Gmail and Google tasks.
(11 min) If you don't capture all your tasks into your 1MTD list, things will drop through the cracks. This video shows you how to stay ahead of all the sources.
(13 min) 1MTD typically tops out at 100 total open tasks. But there are ways to extend it for almost an unlimited number of tasks.
(8-min) How to subdivide the Opportunity Now zone for better priority focus using a new sub-zone called Target Now.