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Photo: Suzanne Tucker (Shutterstock) I have a new item for your to-do list: Make a better to-do list. As I’ve written before , I’m a huge proponent of tracking all the little details of your life with spreadsheets. I would never dream of dismissing the mighty pen and paper, but spreadsheets offer the ability to organize every corner of your life with much greater ease. So when it comes to organizing and customizing the tasks I need to get done—big and small—Google Sheets is a lifesaver. Below we’ll go through a step-by-step guide to creating a beautiful, elaborate to-do list spreadsheet to suit your needs. But first, some more reasons why you should join me as a spreadsheet fanatic. Pros of spreadsheet to-do lists I’m no stranger to a desk full of Post-it notes. Here’s why spreadsheets come in handy instead: You can rearrange different tasks depending on their priority level as circumstances change. If you choose an online option like Google Sheets, you can always have access to your to-do items via your phone. If you need to share your tasks with a partner or co-worker, it’s easy to collaborate. Built-in templates. While Microsoft Excel has to-do list templates, I’m partial to the ones provided by Google Sheets. The built-in checkboxes are hard for me to resist. It’s easy to format your list and make it visually appealing. I’m not sure if a “pretty” to-do list helps me get any of the items done faster, but it can’t […]