I just started using a tool that is likely to improve and streamline somewhat the way I attack my workload. It’s pretty popular, as far as I know, and it’s called Todoist.
Basically it is a list-making tool, a scheduler.
You put in the stuff you have to do, with dates and details. You can flag and prioritise the single entries, and it’s got a lot of nifty bits.
You can use it on your smartphone (I don’t) or on your PC, where it appears as a plugin for both your browser and your mail client.
I usually key in
- Title, brief description of each interesting open call
- The URL with the complete call description
- The deadline
And this is helping me a lot. Continue reading