This is Leonardo Da Vinci’s To do List.
Mine is sooo pathetic in comparison. But in the end, it is also a piece of paper with doodles and scribbles.
After trying to use several apps – like Remember The Milk, Google Keep, ChaosControl , I realized what works best for me – Google Calendar & Drive for the usual daily stuff (meeting people, client work, admins, chores) and a Bullet Journal for the important stuff – goals, habits, plans, ideas.
“When I have a specific problem to solve, I use a more focused process. I’ll often buy a new notebook, different from the ones I’ve used before. Special pens.”
There is something about paper, that feels different, more meaningful. My To Do list won’t end up in a museum (where Leo’s is. also check if there are others). But one day in 40 years I might take a look and have a laugh, or shed a tear. It won’t happen with Google Keep, sorry developers…
I use a cheap squared A5 spiral bound notebook (costs $1) and take inspiration from much more creative and talented Bullet journalists: