Quick Capture - Once you drop it into the inbox you can forget about it. And that eliminates the cognitive load so you can then go back to being creative, you can go back to being a dad, you can go do whatever. - And then at the end of each day I go into my inbox and add metadata. So I’ll add a due date, or associate it with a project. Review function - What that does is it basically brings to your attention on a periodic basis all of those important, but non-urgent things in your life, to make sure you’re staying on top of them. Contexts - tag tasks for different situations - one of the ways that I use it is to mark tasks for different levels of energy or cognitive load.