Creating a Foundation

While it’s tempting to dive right in and start using OmniFocus, it’s worth taking some time to think about how you’re going to use OmniFocus.

The following articles share some best practices to help you use OmniFocus effectively and efficiently and some strategies for designing an OmniFocus setup that is an accurate reflection of you and your life. Once you’ve established a firm foundation check out the articles in Using OmniFocus.


What makes OmniFocus unique?
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Common OmniFocus Pitfalls and How to Avoid Them
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Best Practice: Make OmniFocus a Sacred Space
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Best Practice: Use Due Dates Sparingly
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Foundation: Mind Mapping Your Responsibilities
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Creating Structure in OmniFocus
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Foundation: Mind Mapping Your Contexts
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Establishing a Daily OmniFocus Routine
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Best Practices for Naming OmniFocus Projects
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Mastering the Weekly Review with OmniFocus for Mac
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More to Come…

We’re hard at work creating new content for Learn OmniFocus. Check out our Coming Soon page for a summary what’s on the horizon and let us know if you have any requests.