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, booking the reception center for a family wedding, reserving a restaurant time for a date with Ms. … [Continue Reading...]

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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 for all of your biggest plans, while a snap closure keeps everything … [Continue Reading...]

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Planner Quote: August 22, 2016

"Never let the urgent crowd out the important." - Kelly Catlin Walker … [Continue Reading...]

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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 how you spend your time: the Time Matrix.Covey goes into great depth on these four quadrants, but … [Continue Reading...]

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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 […]

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, […]

The Two Most Basic Planner Functions

Memory could be defined as our ability to capture information and retrieve it when we need it. How many of us can do that? Our brains have almost limitless capacity to retain information, but the challenge comes when we want to retrieve that information during the chaos of the day. Even if we believe we […]

Be a “Human Being”, not a “Human Doing”

How do you define yourself? Or, more importantly, what time frame do you use to define yourself? Do you define yourself by what you’re doing right this minute? Does unstructured time make you uncomfortable? Or do you define yourself by how you’ve changed and grown over weeks, months, and years? It might be tempting to […]

Planner Quote: August 15, 2016

“Great men are rarely isolated mountain peaks; they are the summits of ranges.” – T.W. Higginson Share with your friends…

August 2016 To-Do Checklist

Summer is coming to an end and school is almost in session! Before classes start up again, here are some more things to add to your list: August Checklist Pocket Size: PDF August Checklist Compact Size: PDF August Checklist Classic Size: PDF August Checklist Monarch Size: PDF Share with your friends…