One of the more frustrating things about life, work, and business is how easy it is to look back over what you’ve been doing to see that you’ve done a lot but don’t seem to have pushed the ball forward on any major priority. Sometimes we look back and see that we’ve been spinning our […]
Editor’s note: This is a guest post by Jeremie Miller. “Our stress is that actually finishing the work we’re meant to do is even more important than it’s ever been; our salvation is that we’re happiest when we’re actually finishing the work we’re meant to do.” – Charlie Gilkey, “Welcome to Project World” If you […]
Editor’s note: This is a guest post by Jeremie Miller. You are sitting at your computer, cursor blinking on your calendar app, eyes shifting back and forth from your written plan to your calendar: Blog post last week… missed Sales page… partially finished Emails to promotional partners… unsent You rub the bridge of your nose […]
While most of us dream of some idealized time and place where we can work on just one project at a time, the persistent reality for most of us is that we’re continually working on a few projects and goals at a time. Because projects take longer than we think they will and/or life intervenes, we’re […]
Editor’s note: The up-to-date versions of all of our planners are available on the Free Planners page. I’m excited to introduce the Daily Habit Tracker. This habit-tracking tool came about after I worked extensively with clients who all had similar needs when it came to tracking different habits.
Entrepreneurs, executives, and small business owners are often advised to focus their businesses, but that usually comes down to being told to focus on a niche. There are at least two dimensions of business focus a business can have, though: niche and solution set. And a business can have a wide or narrow focus on each […]
Have you ever experienced a situation in which, despite terrible planning and decision-making, a team rallies and accomplishes a daunting goal through valiant efforts, long hours, and/or sheer tenacity? Most of us have, and it’s all too often the case that this rallying becomes a new norm or expectation for a team. After all, if […]
A common question that people have about the Daily Action Planners is what the four little numbered boxes in the Supporting Tasks, Emergent Tasks, and Daily Schedule sections are supposed to be used for.
While there was an original intention behind the design of the four little boxes, we have heard from many customers who use the four little boxes and the Daily Action Planners in many different ways.
In this post we’ll show you how we use the Daily Action Planners and how others use them as well.
The Free Planners for November 2014 are available. These planners are especially designed for proactive creatives, leaders, and entrepreneurs. Read more