There are two powerful software applications that every Post Producer should know about: OmniOutliner and OmniGraffle. Both of these apps can help you communicate your ideas with more clarity and help you manage the creative process more effectively.
You carry a notebook if you care about your job. You keep a journal if you care about your career.
OmniFocus is generally considered the most powerful personal task manager on the Mac and iOS. Despite its bulky capture process and confusing projects types I want to give this venerable app the time it requires before passing judgment.
Producers can think of clarifying their tasks as three components: 1. understanding your responsibilities. 2. writing actionable next steps. 3. creating reliable nudges for your delegated tasks.
After you’ve captured everything on your mind, the next step of GTD is to clarify all of the “things” in your productivity inbox. If you try to tackle as much as I do this is much harder than it seems.