Power-Up Your To-Do List with Action Verbs

Language makes the difference

Adolfo Ramírez Corona
3 min readMar 11, 2022

To-do lists are one of the most common power and popular uses for writing, particularly for not-taking.

There are different methods, systems, apps, services…

And what about levels of structure?

From the simple to-do list on a post-it or a napkin, to very complex systems with hierarchies, folders, tags, colors, dates…

Whatever level of structure you keep in your notes or whatever napkin or complex app you…

Adolfo Ramírez Corona

Author, psychotherapist, coach—Human behavior, UX, media & audiences—Father, husband, meditator—Courses & coaching: antifragilewriting.com—More adolforismos.com