Organization Ideas

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 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 […]

Planner Quote: April 9, 2018

“The greatest thing is, at any moment, to be willing to give up who we are in order to become all that we can become.” – Max DePree

Planner Quote: April 2, 2018

“People talk about ‘finding’ their lives. In reality, your life is not something you find – it’s something you create.” – David Phillips

The Franklin Five: April 2018 Checklist

Welcome April! Spring is in the air and so are taxes. Create a system to keep your papers in order and use your planner to track your expenses. Get the garden ready for a nice harvest or summer blooms! Here are a few things to add to your list: April Checklist Pocket Size: PDF April Checklist Compact […]

Balancing Your Production with Your Production Capability

What does it mean to be effective or efficient? In The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People, Stephen R. Covey defines it as, “getting superb results today (production) in a way that allows us to get those results over and over again (production capability).” Covey calls it the P/PC balancing act. If we focus only […]

Planner Quote: March 26, 2018

“If things go wrong, don’t go with them.” – Roger Babson

Watch: What could a planner do for you?

Meet Becca and James. They have agreed to take the 21-Day Planner Challenge. They own their own business and are the busy parents of 5 kids. Watch as they take on this challenge and see what they have to say about their experience. Why take the challenge? Here are a few reasons to try it […]

Planner Quote: March 19, 2018

“There are no gold medals for the 95-yard dash.” – Max DePree

Changing a Habit – Where to Start

The habits we form are based on these three parts: knowledge, desire, and skill. Knowledge is what to do and the why to do it. Skill is the how to do it and desire is the motivation and the want to do it. In order to remove a habit or to create one, we have to […]