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Best method for task reminders?

I have been using GTD for about a year now and I LOVE it. I have a fairly simple question, but it is plaguing me. I have found a GREAT system for setting and getting reminders on my longer terms goals (that is Life's Roadmap ), but I am struggling with the smaller tasks that I have.

I have tried the task manger in Outlook and I HATE it. Everything just turns into noise and I cant categorize things easily. With Life's Roadmap, you put things into Cornerstones. and time frames, which I love, but it really is not designed for tasks. The other thing I like about LR is that it sends you e-mail remainders. That is what I really want. I don't ignore my e-mails, but I will ignore note cards or that freaking reminders window in Outlook - I am in love with the Dismiss All button.

So the question is, is there a good program or system that people have for being reminded of the day to day things?


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