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Google Calendar + Asana

Google Calendar + Asana

Cathy Reisenwitz
Content, Clockwise
December 8, 2021
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Google Calendar + Asana
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It’s never been easier or faster to schedule your Asana tasks on your Google Calendar. 


  • Integrating Asana and Google Calendar has never been easier.
  • The Asana and Google Calendar integration automates time blocking, a tried-and-true productivity technique 
  • Syncing Asana + Google Calendar with Clockwise helps you create more time in your day

Productivity giants are going wild for time blocking. This guide will walk you through what that is and how to do it faster than ever by integrating Asana with Google Calendar.

Learn how to quickly and easily time block your Google Calendar with your Asana tasks in three simple steps. And discover the additional benefits of syncing Asana + Google Calendar with Clockwise.

Can Asana integrate with Google Calendar?

Until recently, there wasn’t an easy way to move your tasks from Asana to your Google Calendar. But Asana recently announced their new integration with Google Calendar via Clockwise.

This integration makes it faster and easier than ever to time block your calendar. Just estimate how long the task will take and choose when you want to complete it, and Clockwise will automatically add the task to your calendar.

Why you should sync your calendar with your task manager

This integration automates a popular time management technique called “time blocking.” Elon Musk, Bill Gates, and Cal Newport all use time blocking to get more done faster. With time blocking, you choose when you’re going to work on a task in advance and schedule that time on your calendar. 

Research shows time blocking helps workers:

  • Prioritize your highest-leverage tasks
  • Spend the right amount time on your tasks
  • Estimate your work capacity more easily and accurately

If you struggle with neglecting your highest priority tasks, spending too much time on less-important tasks, and wondering what to work on next, time blocking can help. And if you want the fastest, easiest way to time block your Google Calendar, read on for step-by-step instructions. It’s super easy. 

How to sync Asana with Google Calendar 

Here’s how to quickly and easily time block your Google Calendar with your Asana tasks in three steps:

  1. Start by signing up for Clockwise, if you haven’t already.
  2. Then add the Clockwise app to Asana.
  3. In Asana, add Clockwise to your project by clicking “Customize → Add App → Clockwise.”

To start time blocking, open a task in Asana and click the “Schedule with Clockwise” button. 

Tasks you’ve already scheduled will show the details right on the task. This way, everyone knows what everyone is working on, and when.

The Clockwise advantage

With Clockwise + Asana, you can schedule these tasks during your Focus Time so they don’t conflict with your meetings or other events.

You can also choose to make your Asana tasks flexible, so Clockwise can schedule them to preserve as much Focus Time as possible. Clockwise will also automatically fix any scheduling conflicts that arise. If a colleague needs to schedule something over your task, Clockwise can move it to the next-best spot, based on your preferences.

We’re thrilled to partner with Asana. Together, we’re helping millions of teams quickly and easily time block their calendars, maximizing their focus and productivity.

Read next, The Best Asana AI Tools for Productivity.

About the author

Cathy Reisenwitz

Cathy Reisenwitz is the former Head of Content at Clockwise. She has covered business software for six years and has been published in Newsweek, Forbes, the Daily Beast, VICE Motherboard, Reason magazine, Talking Points Memo and other publications.

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