Mission: Expression

Thoughts on productivity, writing, and more.

A to-do list that auto-sorts using the Eisenhower Matrix

The internet is lousy with people making strong arguments about why to use the Eisenhower Matrix. They say that it allows us to work on more of what matters. And that's where the agreement ends.

The 5 Best Todo List Apps for Recurring Tasks in 2019

If you need to get things done on a regular basis, chance are you’ve used recurring tasks in todo apps before. These can be useful for simple chores like “Take trash out every Sunday”, or long-term...

What makes long term personal goals so damn hard?

The pursuit of long-term goals is a defining aspect of the human experience. Its grand promise is to translate our most precious dreams into lived reality. So why are we so dreadful at it?

Repeal the todo list tax

The best managers aren’t successful because they've mastered multitasking. They are successful because they've mastered prioritization. Now let's take a stab at prioritizing Oprah's todo list...

Invitation to Amplenote

Amplenote is now mailing invitations to those who sign up via the home page! If you're an existing note taker or list maker, we've got a lot to offer.

Brush off your barnacles

Barnacles -- our moniker for hard items that get stuck to the bottom of your todo list -- can be an existential threat to list makers. Let's look at how Amplenote can help prevent them.