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Understanding the Control Continuum

Greek mythology tells a story of the arrogant and deceitful Sisyphus, king of Ephyra, who tricked and trapped the god of the underworld. As a punishment, he was forced to push an immense boulder up a hill for eternity. Each time he nears the top, the stone rolls back to the bottom. One can assume […]

Planner Quote: May 21, 2018

“Spread love everywhere you go. Let no one ever come to you without leaving happier.” – Mother Teresa

Understanding the Control Continuum

Greek mythology tells a story of the arrogant and deceitful Sisyphus, king of Ephyra, who tricked and trapped the god of the underworld. As a punishment, he was forced to push an immense boulder up a hill for eternity. Each time he nears the top, the stone rolls back to the bottom. One can assume […]

Planner Quote: May 14, 2018

“Respect yourself if you would have others respect you.” – Baltasar Gracian

Ode to The Busy Mother

Here’s to those of you who are literally shaping society—molding the next leaders, entrepreneurs, artists, athletes, and agents of change. It’s a big job, yet it isn’t your only job. Moms are busy. You’re volunteers, teachers, lawyers, doctors, managers, bus drivers, firefighters—you name it. Even so, Mother is the job title you wear all the […]

Six Planner Secrets For Teachers

As a teacher, your job is unique. You spend hours coming up with lessons that appeal to each student and their learning style. You arrive at work well before your students and leave long after they’ve left. You often tote homework home and correct it after your own children have gone to bed. You aren’t […]

Planner Quote: May 7, 2018

“Education’s purpose is to replace an empty mind with an open one.” – Malcolm Forbes

The Franklin Five: May 2018 Checklist

Welcome May! Remember to take care of the mother figures in your life and let them know you appreciate them. Now is also the time to get your summer plans in order and prepare for warmer weather. Here are a few more things to add to your list: May Checklist Pocket Size: PDF May Checklist Compact Size: PDF May […]

Planner Quote: April 30, 2018

“The greatest crime in the world is not developing your potential.” – Roger Williams

Planner Quote: April 23, 2018

“There has never been another you.” – Dan Zadra

The 4 Elements of Effective Goal Setting

It’s fair to guess that all of us have wishes, dreams, hopes, and goals. Often the things we place in this category are elusive, far-flung ideas. Over time, they might even seem beyond our reach—mythical, like forest sprites and unicorns. It’s easy to doubt we’ll ever see them. We can all quote the phrase: A […]

Planner Quote: April 16, 2018

“It’s not who we are that holds us back, it’s who we think we’re not.” – Michael Nolan

Spring Cleaning Checklist 2018 – Free Download

As you prepare to make a fresh start this spring, consider the roles your home plays in your life. Home is where you eat, relax, prepare, create, entertain, listen, and serve. Each room has a purpose, but they often overlap. That means you have books, clothes, cleaning supplies, etc. in more than one place. This […]