Using Getting Things Done® in Microsoft® To Do - Step-by-Step Instructions

In this video course you will be guided in 20 short videos with a total running time of about half an hour through the settings in Microsoft To Do that we recommend for using GTD.
The video course also includes the Implementation Guide to GTD for Microsoft To Do as a PDF document (english).

Contents of this course:

  • First orientation in To Do
  • Remove predefined content
  • Sort next steps by context - with separate lists
  • Settings on list level
  • Create entries on the lists Next steps
  • Explanations for the most common GTD lists
  • Other functions of tasks: Enter due date and sort by due date
  • Linking projects and the associated Next Steps - Using keywords and search or hashtags
  • Drag & Drop: Move cards and lists
  • Further suggestions for lists
  • The "Tasks" folder as an input box and collection aid
  • Reviewing the lists
  • Getting things done and checking them off
  • Sharing lists and assigning tasks
  • Keyboard shortcuts
  • Synchronization with mobile devices
  • Options in To Do
  • Notification options
  • The "Important" list
  • The "My Day" list
  • The "All" list
  • The "Flagged Emails" list
  • The "Assigned to me" list
  • List stack
  • Differences between To Do and Outlook stacks and steps not to take in Outlook.

This video course builds on the fundamentals of David Allen's self-management approach "Getting Things Done" and is not a substitute for attending our seminars or self-study of the methodology.

Course plan