Time management Monday: Planning (far) ahead

Do you need to plan beyond the current year in your planner? Here are some tips on how to plan farther into the future in your current planner. Anno-Planner: Many Quo Vadis planners have anno-planning pages for the following year. This is where you write things that need to happen in the following year. For […]

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ThePolyglotMed Scholar planner photos!

ThePolyglotMed on Instagram has some great photos of how she uses her Scholar academic year weekly planner! You can see photos showing how she uses her Scholar to help her keep track of her coursework, daily life, and busy schedule. The Scholar academic year weekly planner will be available soon for 2018-2019. You can see […]

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Time management Monday: How to use your paper planner along with your electronic calendar app

We’ve had several posts on this topic recently, asking people if they use an electronic calendar app along with their paper planner and how to use more than one planner at the same time. We had a lot of great replies to those posts with people saying how they use their paper planner along with […]

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Time management Monday: Using more than one planner at the same time

  There are several circumstances in which you might want to use more than one planner at the same time: using an electronic calendar along with a paper planner; using a small satellite planner for scheduling on the go and a larger planner at work/ home, using a planner for yourself and a separate calendar […]

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How Penny uses her Quo Vadis planner along with her Rhodia Goalbook

Today’s post is cross-posted here on Quo Vadis blog and also on Rhodia Drive. Penny shows us her absolutely brilliant system for using her Quo Vadis Principal weekly planner along with her Rhodia Goalbook! Thank you so much Penny! I know that the allure of one book to rule them all is an enticing one. […]

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How to transition from digital to paper planning

There’s an article that’s been bouncing around in planner groups since it came out after the first of the year: The Case for Using a Paper Planner. If you haven’t read it yet, it’s definitely worth a read. The article notes advantages of using a paper planner: writing by hand increases memory retention; the tangible […]

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Time management Monday: How to do monthly planning

A few days before the end of the month is the best time to plan the next month. It only takes a few minutes, and giving yourself a plan for the coming month can make the difference between being reactive vs proactive all month long. Here’s how: 1. Start with your goals. I know it’s […]

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Paper-only planning?

I wrote today’s Free For All Friday post over on Philofaxy asking Filofax users if any of them use only their paper planner for planning, with no planning with electronic apps at all. Sometimes I feel like I’m the only person in the world who doesn’t use a scheduling app of some kind. So I […]

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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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