Ever had a problem with procrastination? Hmmm? Of course, you already know that one of the main causes of procrastination is really that many of our tasks are too general… too vague... too fuzzy. We don't have a physical next action to make a start on. The powerful and oh-so-simple GTD “Next Action” dynamic has all the elbow room and leg space you’ll … Continue reading Overcome Procrastination by Breaking Down Your (GTD) Next Actions in WorkFlowy
Could it be that our productivity is being decimated because we take the expression, “Don’t put off until tomorrow what you can do today.” too much to heart? Could it be that we can get away with putting stuff off until tomorrow… and come out on the other end so much more productive for it? A shout-out … Continue reading Do it Tomorrow – Yes, Really!
A couple months ago we disabled expand all by double clicking on the page title because it was leading to performance problems on larger accounts and the UI was unintuitive (many people didn't know that it existed or clicked it by accident). We promised that we would bring it back once we had resolved some of … Continue reading The Return of Expand and Collapse All
At WorkFlowy, we're entering a new phase focused on improving the product at a much faster pace than we have in recent years. We don't want to do this in a vacuum, though, just building stuff and hoping you'll like it. We need your feedback to help us brainstorm ideas, decide what to work … Continue reading Help Us Design WorkFlowy: Join WorkFlowy Alpha
Last year I wrote a post on a really smart (but rather convoluted) way of “tracking changes” in WorkFlowy, à la Microsoft Word (that is, for those who use WorkFlowy for collaborative purposes). It worked rather well for me at the time – but I’ve since moved onto a solution that requires zero hacks and doesn’t conflict with what your … Continue reading Tracking Changes – WorkFlowy and Google Docs Play Nicely
I'm excited to announce that my good friend Lee Granas has joined WorkFlowy. Lee and I have been dear friends for a really long time. She brings order to chaos and I bring chaos to order, so we're a good pair. We've done side projects together and I've always hoped I'd get a chance to … Continue reading Lee Granas, Organizer Extraordinaire, Has Joined The WorkFlowy Team
WorkFlowy is a tool people have open all day, and for many of us it becomes the hub from which we manage our work and lives. Today, we're releasing what I believe is a genuinely better way to use WorkFlowy: a desktop app that starts up fast, works fully offline, and gives you instant access to … Continue reading The WorkFlowy Desktop App Has Arrived