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 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
I know that I’m probably the only person who has ever made a decision about planning materials/supplies/systems that turns out to be wrong. Since I am, please indulge me and read along so that you can avoid the same sort of mistake. One of the real keys for any planning system for me is that … Continue reading What If I’m Wrong?
I participated in my first time management workshop in June or July of 1982. I don't remember the name of the presenter, but I do remember the name of the workshop - Time Power - and it was a session on using a pocket Daytimer to plan your priorities. Even then it wasn't really about … Continue reading Getting to the Vital Few
I first became aware of values based planning around 1982 when I sat in on my first time management workshop as a Colorado FFA Association officer. The presenter led a group of student leaders through an abbreviated version of the DayTimer Time Power seminar created by Charles R. Hobbs. One of the things that really … Continue reading Values based planning