New Guides and Templates – Feb 2023

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February 13, 2023

Hey there Workflowy folks.

While things have been a little quiet since the end of January, the team has been busy working on speed improvements. Those have yet to be released so you can expect them in the near future. We’ve also started working on the next feature and hopefully we’ll have more to share about it as it moves along.

In the meantime, we’ve also been working on creating guides and templates we think you’ll find useful and interesting. The guides cover how to implement some of the more popular productivity systems using Workflowy. We’ve also created a bunch of templates around popular books that feature methodologies or frameworks you might find useful. Take a look and let us know what you think in the comments below.

New Guides

GTD Lite – For those of us that find the regular getting-things-done system just a little too complex to maintain.

Kanban board – We dive a little deeper into the Kanban methodology and highlight the key benefits.

Finding your productivity system – If you’re not sure which system to try or why you might pick one over another, this is your guide.

To do list – The humble todo list can actually function as a complete productivity system if you follow a couple of simple steps.

New Templates

Atomic habits template – Weekly habit template to follow along with James Clear’s book on habit building.

Nir Eyal’s Hooked Model – Use Nir Eyal’s Hooked model to build addictive products in four simple phases.

The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People – Follow along with Stephen Covey’s “The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People” and develop the habits yourself.

How to Steal Like an Artist – Learn how to steal like an artist with our summary of Austin Kleon’s book for creatives.

The 4 Disciplines of Execution – Easy to follow template for setting up the 4 disciplines of execution (4DX) system in your organization

Designing your life – Design and prototype your life using design thinking based on Bill Burnett and Dave Evan’s book based on the Stanford university course.

WeWork’s brainstorming techniques – Use WeWork’s brainstorming techniques to counteract common team brainstorming issues.

ChatGPT prompts – This is a copy of the Awesome ChatGPT Prompts on github in a Workflowy friendly format, ready to use and experiment with.

Six Thinking Hats – Use Edward De Bono’s Six Thinking hats in your next brainstorming meeting with this summary and checklist.

Let us know what you think about the guides and templates, and if there’s anything in particular you’d like to see us write about in the future.

See you in the next one! ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ฆ

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Adam
6 months ago

Can’t seem to find the answer so asking here.

Anyone know if you can you set a dynamic date in a template?

ex:
Todo list for (today)

and when you used the template it’d give you the date?

edit: formatting

Last edited 6 months ago by Adam
Becki
Becki
7 months ago

This is great to see, thank you for all your hard work!

Carlos Rebolledo Aguirre
Carlos Rebolledo Aguirre
7 months ago

๐Ÿ‘ ๐Ÿ‘

Serisa Woodruff
Serisa Woodruff
7 months ago

These are awesome templates!

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