2014-10-18 – Creating Structure in OmniFocus

Clarify why you’re using OmniFocus and learn how to structure your setup for ease, focus and efficiency.

OmniFocus 3

This session was recorded using OmniFocus 2 for Mac. If you’re using OmniFocus 3, check out the updated session: Creating Structure in OmniFocus 3.

Whether you’re just getting started with OmniFocus or are revamping your current setup, it’s worth taking some time to clarify what purpose OmniFocus serves and to create a convenient and consistent structure that mirrors your multi-faceted life.

Topics featured in this session include:

  • Determining how OmniFocus fits into your productivity system
  • Designing your system at a conceptual level using mind maps
  • Organizing projects into folders
  • Creating Parallel, Sequel and Single Action projects
  • Consistently naming projects
  • And more…

Learn OmniFocus References

The following articles and videos were referenced during the session and provide additional information on the material presented during the session.

Articles

Best Practice: Make OmniFocus a Sacred Space
Foundation: Mind Mapping Your Responsibilities
Creating Structure in OmniFocus
Foundation: Mind Mapping Your Contexts

Videos

Creating Projects and Groups with OmniFocus 2 for Mac
Performing Weekly Reviews with OmniFocus 2 for Mac
Custom Perspectives with OmniFocus for Mac (Pro)
Integrating OmniFocus and Evernote on Mac & iOS
Creating Actions with TextExpander on Mac & iOS

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