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Using OmniFocus with MindNode
November 5, 2020 | 10:00 am - 11:00 am PST
Are you faced with a large project? Do you have more ideas than you know what to do with? Mind mapping can be very helpful.
Before creating projects and actions in OmniFocus, it’s a good idea to have at least some sense of where you’re going and the scope of the work. Mind mapping can be a very helpful way to bring form to scattered ideas and can help make even the loftiest of goals manageable.
Featured App: MindNode
This session features MindNode, a beautifully crafted, intuitive, and highly functional mind mapping app for Mac, iPhone, and iPad.
We make extensive use of MindNode at Learn OmniFocus. Appropriately enough, this session and much of our content began in MindNode. It’s also the app that our friends at The Sweet Setup selected as the best mind mapping app.
Free MindNode Editor and MindNode Plus
MindNode offers a free editor, that includes many of the features that we’ll be showcasing in this session. You also have the option of subscribing to MindNode Plus to tap into their full feature set, which includes Visual Tags, Focus Mode and Quick Entry.
MindNode is available on the App Store (iPhone, iPad) and the Mac App Store. You can upgrade to MindNode Plus through an in-app purchase. MindNode Plus is also included with a Setapp subscription. Visit MindNode’s pricing pagefor more information.
Everyone is welcome. No previous MindNode or mind mapping experience is required.
You’re very welcome to attend even if you’re new to MindNode, and mind mapping in general. This session includes an overview of mind mapping, practical examples of where mind mapping can be very useful, and an introduction to the MindNode app. Most notably, we’ll look at how MindNode can be used alongside OmniFocus.
Join this interactive session and learn:
- The basics of mind mapping.
- Why OmniFocus generally isn’t the best place to plan your work.
- The many ways that MindNode can be used as a complement to OmniFocus.
- How to transform a MindNode mind map into one or more OmniFocus projects, action groups, and actions.
- How to use the Tasks feature in MindNode to keep track of the progress being made on projects that you’re managing in OmniFocus.
- Guidelines for determining what belongs in MindNode and what’s better managed using OmniFocus.
- How to use MindNode to incubate ideas that may one day become projects and actions in OmniFocus.
- How to use MindNode to design and structure your OmniFocus setup (i.e. folders and tags).
- How Visual Tags (MindNode Plus) can be used to easily visualize work that’s currently being managed using OmniFocus.
- How and when to use OmniOutliner alongside MindNode and where OmniFocus fits into this picture.
- And more…
An Interactive Experience
During the live session, you’ll have the opportunity to ask questions and share insights using the chatbox and audio/video conferencing.
You’re welcome to join the live session 15 minutes before the start time to familiarize yourself with the online meeting technology we’re using and for an informal chat with other participants. The live session will remain active for 15 minutes after the completion time for additional questions and sharing.