Align Your Family Schedules

With the return of the school year, your family’s lives will start to go in all different directions. From swimming meets to guitar lessons to Honors Society, you’ll have all sorts of appointments to plan and track, with all the logistics to go with them. Before things get out of hand, take a moment with your family to get on the same page. The same planner page, preferably. Gather around your monthly calendar for September and draft out … [Continue Reading...]

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Livi Leather Zipper Binder

Designed with the aspiring artist in mind, the Livi Binder gives you space to go beyond black and blue ink. Beneath the soft nappa leather exterior and gold-toned hardware, you'll find a large gusseted side pocket that's perfectly sized for a box of colored pencils or a drawing pad. The Livi also includes everything you've come to expect in a FranklinCovey binder: two pen loops, a flat exterior pocket, card slots, a gusseted zipper pocket, and … [Continue Reading...]

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Planner Quote: August 29, 2016

"The greatest way to live with honor in this world is to be what we pretend to be." - Socrates … [Continue Reading...]

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Why Write a Personal Mission Statement?

Do you have a personal mission statement? Most of us think of mission statements in corporate terms. Large corporations, non-profit organizations, universities, and philanthropies have mission statements. These messages are usually directed toward the people involved in the organization as well as the person who would buy their product, enroll in their school, or donate to their cause. They tell you where your money is going. They explain … [Continue Reading...]

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Why Write a Personal Mission Statement?

Do you have a personal mission statement? Most of us think of mission statements in corporate terms. Large corporations, non-profit organizations, universities, and philanthropies have mission statements. These messages are usually directed toward the people involved in the organization as well as the person who would buy their product, enroll in their school, or donate […]

Livi Leather Zipper Binder

Designed with the aspiring artist in mind, the Livi Binder gives you space to go beyond black and blue ink. Beneath the soft nappa leather exterior and gold-toned hardware, you’ll find a large gusseted side pocket that’s perfectly sized for a box of colored pencils or a drawing pad. The Livi also includes everything you’ve […]

Why Write a Personal Mission Statement?

Do you have a personal mission statement? Most of us think of mission statements in corporate terms. Large corporations, non-profit organizations, universities, and philanthropies have mission statements. These messages are usually directed toward the people involved in the organization as well as the person who would buy their product, enroll in their school, or donate […]

Align Your Family Schedules

With the return of the school year, your family’s lives will start to go in all different directions. From swimming meets to guitar lessons to Honors Society, you’ll have all sorts of appointments to plan and track, with all the logistics to go with them. Before things get out of hand, take a moment with […]

Planner Quote: August 29, 2016

“The greatest way to live with honor in this world is to be what we pretend to be.” – Socrates Share with your friends…

Elliott Suede Snap Binder

Add classic styling to your plans. The Elliott Binder features faux suede with a genuine leather spine, fitting together as naturally as a patch on the elbow of a stylish jacket. This definitive theme continues on the inside, where you’ll find two pen loops, card slots, two secretary pockets, and a notepad slot. Large antique brass rings provide space […]

Planner Quote: August 22, 2016

“Never let the urgent crowd out the important.” – Kelly Catlin Walker Share with your friends…

Understanding the Time Matrix

Before you can use your time effectively, it is essential to define what constitutes an effective use of time. You spend each minute of each day doing something, whether it’s advancing your field, strengthening your relationships, or getting caught up in the latest game app craze. Stephen R. Covey provided an excellent framework for categorizing […]

Give Value, then Give Order

The Prioritized Daily Task List is one of the key elements of your FranklinPlanner. As you use it, you can help keep your most important values foremost in your mind throughout the day.  It starts with prioritizing your tasks into categories with letter designations: A: these tasks are critical to do today. Important work projects, […]