Episode 434: What Goes Into a Task App with Amir Salihefendic

Mike speaks with Amir Salihefendic, the founder and CEO of Doist. We discuss what prompted him to create Todoist, what system he uses to complete his tasks and dive deeper into what it’s like to work on developing a task management application in today’s age.

Why I Only Keep 4 Projects In ToDoist

I’m an avid Todoist believer and user. The features of Todoist, the feel of it, the platforms it’s on, and the price of it (free if you want) make it unbeatable for task and project management. Like any other software or app, when I first started using Todoist, I began to explore how to best use it and made it too complicated.

3 Ways To Create Start Dates In Todoist

One of the biggest pain points that Todoist users have is the lack of start dates in the app. To be fair, not many of the task management apps out there have starts dates. And those that do have start dates don’t have the scalability that Todoist offers in terms of features and platform ubiquity. I’ve experimented with three ways to achieve start date functionality in Todoist, and while none of them are perfect…they do the trick.

How I Use Priority Levels in Todoist

Todoist has been my task manager for some time, and one of the features it offers is the ability to flag tasks as needed. I have avoided using priorities until recently, but I finally figured out how I wanted to use them and have started to add them to my Todoist workflow. One of the

5 Ways You Can Get the Most Out of Filters in Todoist

The ability to really focus on tasks in Todoist isn’t limited to Project or Labels views. Initially, new users spend their time working in Projects and then slowly start adding Labels to the mix, allowing themselves to work with Labels as a trigger. Once you’ve become a seasoned user, you realize that switching back and

How To Use The Action Method With Todoist

Behance’s popular Action Method online service shuttered on June 1st. For those of you who aren’t familiar with the Action Method, here’s a brief rundown, courtesy of Lifehacker: “The Action Method proposes that you leave every event, whether it’s a meeting or a brainstorming session, with a set of concrete tasks you can perform, called