Tired of trying to fit the square peg that is your life into the round hole that is most conventional planners and organizers? Trust me: it’s not you, it’s them.
As a creative change-maker working on multiple projects with different deadlines – and a whole cast of collaborators, clients, and others experiencing your work – you need more than a conventional planner can offer. You need clarity on your objectives at any given time.
Our planners are designed to create that clarity for you. They’ve been downloaded over 1 million times by people like you who want to work smarter, not harder.
Try out the free planners below to see which best relate to what you’re trying to do. Then, when you’re ready to get really productive, check out our signature Momentum Planners Bundle – it’s the true game-changer, AND 2018 IS NOW AVAILABLE. If there’s ever a time to check out what you get in our Bundle, it’s definitely now!
The Momentum Planner Series
Basic idea: The Momentum Planners help you chunk big ideas down, sequence them, and get them on your daily and weekly schedules.
For more information: A Quick Overview of the Momentum Planners
The Annual Reflection Worksheet
Basic idea: Having prompts that help you think about your year can be really helpful. This worksheet helps you create a holistic view of your past year and chart your path for the next year.
Use when: You’re wanting to do an annual reflection or when it’s been awhile since you’ve taken stock of where you are and where you want to go.
For more information: Best Practices for Your Annual Reflection (Episode 173)
Download: Annual Reflection Worksheet
The Weekly Block Scheduler
Basic idea: There are four kinds of blocks to create space for in your week: focus, social, admin, and recovery blocks. Additionally, it might be helpful to give each day a theme. Map out where your blocks and themes fall in the week – it may vary a bit each week, but defaults make getting stuff done easier.
Use when: You’ve got a lot going on, but need to visualize your week as a manageable one.
Download: Weekly Block Scheduler
The Focus Block Planner
Basic idea: Knowing how many focus blocks – that is, those times during the day that you can set aside for productive work – you have each day, so you can better manage your general workload, prioritize the important projects, avoid overwhelm, and finish the important things that matter to you.
Use when: You have days where you are super busy, days that are a little more lax, and you’re trying to manage your time accordingly.
The Daily Habit Tracker
Basic idea: It’s helpful and motivating to be intentional about the habits you’re cultivating and seeing how well you’ve done at practicing them. First you make your habits, then your habits make you.
Use when: You’re intentionally cultivating new habits.
For more information: The Daily Habit Tracker
Download: Daily Habit Tracker
The Productivity Heat Map
Basic idea: You are more productive at some times rather than others.
Use when: You’re trying to figure out when you’re the most productive.
For more information: How Heat Mapping Your Productivity Can Make You More Productive
Download: Productivity Heat Map
The Individual Project Planner
Basic idea: Most of our work isn’t actually based on time — it’s based on the projects and tasks that need to be done. This planner highlight projects more than time. They’re great for entrepreneurs, freelancers, creative-knowledge workers, and others who have control of their time but also grapple with ever-expanding project lists.
Use when: Calendars aren’t helping you get your work done and you want to get clarity on what needs to be done.
Download: Individual Project Planner
The Productivity Jumpstarter
Basic idea: Sometimes we’re running around being busy but aren’t really being productive. This aid helps you stop running in circles and start finishing your best work.
Use when: You have no idea what you should be doing and are tired of running in circles.
Download: The Productivity Jumpstarter
The Action Item Catcher
Basic idea: We sometimes just need a place to capture action items for processing or doing later. Most people also brainstorm better off screen than on screen.
Use when: You have an action item come to mind and you want a safe place to capture it to do or process later.
Download: The Action Item Catcher
The Handoff Holder
Basic idea: You likely have a lot of things on your plate that you could hand to someone else, but it can be hard to keep track of them all. Use this worksheet as a holder for the responsibilities, projects, and tasks you need to hand off to someone else.
Use when: It’s really clear that you need to hand something off and when you’re meeting with people to whom you can delegate responsibilities, projects, and tasks.
Download: The Handoff Holder
The Blog Post Planner and Calendar
Basic idea: Brainstorming and planning your posts ahead of time may help you have a more streamlined, consistent, and insightful blog.
Use when: You want to put some structure to your blogging because winging it just isn’t conducive to your shipping your best work.
For more information: The Blog Post Planner and Calendar
Download: Blog Post Planner