It’s not like I write a blog post every day. Never fear faithful reader, I’ll continue to post on a semi sporadic basis, but I’m trying to gain a bit more control over the dependence on devices for all of my information. I am planning out a really big event at our school - a … Continue reading Cutting back on digital
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I have a smart phone. I carry it everywhere with me. I'm 56 years old and my eyes don't work quite like they used to. I almost went to the phablet craze when I replaced my humongous Note 8, but chose to go smaller with an S10E. I know that my smartphone is a tool … Continue reading New Binder
Yesterday my wife asked me if got a new planner. I was a little nonplussed for just a bit because I hadn't. But she continued, "Well, I saw a box from Franklin, so assumed you did." That's when my man brain finally snapped to what she meant. I ordered refills of the guts of my … Continue reading 2020 Planner Setup
"Time Management" experts seem to encourage getting everything out of your mind and into your trusted collection device - like a planner or app. I've heard the term 'brain dump' used many times over the past number of years. I became familiar with the term 'grasscatcher' list over 35 years ago. Brain dumps or grasscatcher … Continue reading Overwhelmed by Distractions?
I'm sure I'm not the only person who spends a great deal of time pondering goals and how to reach them. Recently I decided to rethink my long term and intermediate goals to help me gain more focus. As 2019 came to an end, I recognized that my long term goals had perhaps gotten out … Continue reading Goal Setting Reset…
I'm a prolific reader of fiction. My average over the past 35 years has been around 60 books per year. I will admit that my recall of material is not that great as speed reading doesn't really help my retention, which is why I have certain books that I read over and over again, I … Continue reading Reading Goals
I've always known that I love my wife more than anyone else in the world - even my sons, who I love deeply. I've always known that I need my wife more than anything else in the world. I didn't realize just how important she is to me until she had a severe medical crisis … Continue reading When Priorities Change In An Instant
It's the time of year when many of us gasp as we realize that we didn't get all of our stuff done. Last January we just knew that 2019 was the year we were finally going to get our act together and our magic planning tool would help us keep all of our poop in … Continue reading Pre-printed, BuJo, DIY?
I recently received a request to take a closer look at goal setting and planning. I ask for your indulgence as I attempt to explain the process I follow. "Goals are dreams with a deadline" "Goals have to be big" "Goals drive productivity" I've seen so much information about goals over the years that it … Continue reading Goal Setting and Planning