Setting Up Todoist: Ep 14 - Areas of Focus

Learn how to set up areas of focus in Todoist for efficient task organization and improve productivity.

00:00:00 A walkthrough of using the Areas of Focus feature in Todoist for managing ongoing tasks, such as recording and editing processes for YouTube videos and writing/editing blog posts.

πŸ“‹ The speaker discusses using the 'Areas of Focus' section in Todoist to organize tasks related to ongoing projects.

πŸ“ They explain how they use the 'Areas of Focus' section to manage tasks related to their YouTube video series and their medium blog.

πŸ”„ The speaker mentions that they prefer keeping these ongoing tasks separate from their routines folder.

00:01:05 The video discusses the importance of having areas of focus, particularly in regard to exercise goals and marathon running.

πŸƒ The speaker has areas of focus, including exercise, specifically running marathons.

πŸ—“οΈ They review their exercise goals every 3 months and decide on a weights-based or running program.

πŸ‘Ÿ They track when they need to replace their running shoes and make a decision about entering a marathon.

00:02:08 A YouTuber discusses his love for shoes and how he keeps an area of focus on his shoe collection. He emphasizes the longevity of well-maintained quality shoes.

πŸƒβ€β™‚οΈ Preparing for a marathon takes about 6 months.

πŸ‘Ÿ The speaker has an unhealthy obsession with high-quality shoes.

πŸ‘ž The speaker's 10-year-old shoes have been well maintained and lasted a long time.

00:03:12 This video discusses the importance of using cream and wax-based cleaners and polish to maintain a shoe collection in good condition.

πŸ‘ŸπŸ§½ To maintain my shoe collection, I need to use a cream-based cleaner and a wax-based polish.

πŸ“… I have specific dates to add cream and polish to my different pairs of shoes.

β›„πŸŒ¨οΈ During winter, I wear my Crockett and Jones ilay boots in wet or snowy conditions.

00:04:14 Learn how to set up an area of focus in Todoist for regular shoe cleaning and maintenance.

πŸ‘Ÿ Regular maintenance for different types of shoes.

πŸ—“οΈ Setting reminders for shoe cleaning based on seasonal needs.

🧴 Using dubbin, cream, and polish for waterproofing and cleaning.

00:05:18 Learn how to set up Todoist and organize your tasks based on different areas of focus, such as work projects and personal goals.

πŸ“Œ Areas of focus in Todoist are used for tasks that don't have specific end dates, such as ongoing projects and hobbies.

πŸ—“οΈ Tasks with ending dates, like work projects and deadlines, are not considered areas of focus.

00:06:23 Learn how to set up areas of focus in Todoist and make your task organization more efficient. Improve your productivity with this simple feature.

Areas of focus in Todoist are different from projects, as they serve as reminders rather than actual projects.

Setting up an area of focus in Todoist can be very useful for organizing tasks and improving productivity.

Areas of focus help in prioritizing tasks and ensuring important tasks are not overlooked.

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