OmniFocus and the Calendar

Learn how to use OmniFocus in concert with your Calendar to manage your commitment levels and to help ensure that you’re making optimal use of your time and energy.

OmniFocus and your calendar both serve important roles in your productivity system. When these tools are used effectively, you’re clear on what needs to be done and intentional about setting aside time to complete your actions and projects. This course focuses on best practices for using your calendar alongside OmniFocus and includes techniques for conveniently integrating these two essential apps.

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When it comes to project and task management, one of the biggest challenges is determining how long something will take. During this course, we’ll look at specific strategies that make use of built-in OmniFocus features and draw experience from past projects and time tracking metrics. We’ll also explore practical ways to gauge your commitment level, to help ensure that you don’t take on more than you can handle.

Recommended Prerequisites

Especially if you’re new to OmniFocus, it’s recommended that you go through the Start Smart with OmniFocus 3 course before going through this course. You might also want to watch the recording of the OmniFocus 3: Beyond the Basics course to get better acquainted with OmniFocus’ more advanced features.