September is Self-Improvement Month

Is there something that you would like to improve about yourself? Whether it’s arriving on time to meetings, focusing on communicating with people rather than playing with your phone, or finding a better work/life balance, using a planner can help make the improvement permanent. Make a simple goal, and then track it every day in your planner. In a few weeks, your resolution for improvement will turn into an improved habit. … [Continue Reading...]

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Living Color Ring-bound Daily Planner

When you’re planning your life, it’s important to include moments to renew and refresh your focus. We’ve built such moments into the Living Color Ring-bound Daily Planner. This creative planner combines space for tasks, appointments, and notes with black and white outlines on thick paper. And for the times when you need to sharpen your focus, this planner comes with 12 unique original two-page designs, ready for you to color. Make bright … [Continue Reading...]

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Planner Quote: September 19, 2016

"Simplicity of character is the natural result of profound thought." - William Hazlitt … [Continue Reading...]

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Make the Most of Your Daily Notes Page

The question comes up again and again: why use paper in a world where all the information on the Internet is just a click away? You can find practically any fact you’re looking for with the right search engine, and recording information with a keyboard works very quickly. If life were only about storing and processing information, then we would already be bowing to our technological overlords. But life is more than just data in, data out. … [Continue Reading...]

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Make the Most of Your Daily Notes Page

The question comes up again and again: why use paper in a world where all the information on the Internet is just a click away? You can find practically any fact you’re looking for with the right search engine, and recording information with a keyboard works very quickly. If life were only about storing and […]

Living Color Ring-bound Daily Planner

When you’re planning your life, it’s important to include moments to renew and refresh your focus. We’ve built such moments into the Living Color Ring-bound Daily Planner. This creative planner combines space for tasks, appointments, and notes with black and white outlines on thick paper. And for the times when you need to sharpen your […]

Planner Quote: September 19, 2016

“Simplicity of character is the natural result of profound thought.” – William Hazlitt Share with your friends…

Make the Most of Your Daily Notes Page

The question comes up again and again: why use paper in a world where all the information on the Internet is just a click away? You can find practically any fact you’re looking for with the right search engine, and recording information with a keyboard works very quickly. If life were only about storing and […]

September is Self-Improvement Month

Is there something that you would like to improve about yourself? Whether it’s arriving on time to meetings, focusing on communicating with people rather than playing with your phone, or finding a better work/life balance, using a planner can help make the improvement permanent. Make a simple goal, and then track it every day in […]

Ben Franklin’s Method for Identifying Values

From the time we were little, our parents, teachers, caretakers taught us certain governing values that have been programmed into our brains. It’s the “why” of life – why we do what we do. As we mature and become more aware of this programming, we can be more conscious of this “why”. Ben Franklin became very intentional […]

How to Use the Goal Planning Form

The intention of the Goal Planning Form form is to help you map out your goals and create a plan for achieving them. Make the big lofty goal attainable by having a visual plan to accomplish what it is that you want. How do you eat an elephant? One bite at a time. Value/Mission/Role (why?) […]

Big Rocks

It’s a classic object lesson: you can’t fit big rocks into a jar full of sand, but put the big rocks in first, and you can fill up the space around them. Keep this principle in mind as you commit tasks to your planner pages. At this point, you have your Master Task List and […]

3 Keys to Using the FranklinPlanner

We can’t control how much time we have, but we can control how we use our time. Think about what matters most to you in your life and fill in the blank: “Effectively managing my time, gives me _______ in my life.” Whatever this may be, you can use a Franklin Planner to achieve that. […]