Time management Monday: The importance of seeing white space in your days

Recently in one of the planner groups on Facebook I saw a comment from someone who ditched her electronic planning app in favor of a paper planner because it allows her to easily see the white space in her days. This is one of the (many) reasons why I love paper planners too. They allow […]

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Time management Monday: What to do if your planner isn’t working well enough for you

Now that we are nearly a month into the new year and you’ve been using your planner for awhile, you should have a good idea if it’s working well enough for you. Maybe it’s not quite right, or you feel there’s something missing. Or maybe you are realizing there is no way your planner is […]

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Time management Monday: Don’t adjust your goals, adjust your action steps

I recently found this quote from Confucius: When it is obvious that the goals cannot be reached, don’t adjust the goals, adjust the action steps. There’s so much I love about this seemingly-simple quote: First of all, it acknowledges that it’s easy to get discouraged by our goals and to see them as impossible, or […]

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Time management Monday: Planners for Men/ Gender Neutral Planners

I don’t normally get gender-specific, but I want to address the elephant in the room: much of what I see online these days with regards to planners has a lot to do with decorating and stickers. That’s great for people who enjoy doing that. But I see comments from a lot of men in planner […]

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