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Use These 10 Tips for Using a Planner to Boost Your Productivity

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Use the Monthly View

Most, if not all planners come with a monthly overview section. The goal is to use one planner, and one only. 

Here in the monthly section, you can write down things that don’t change like birthdays, anniversaries, holidays, special events like weddings, bills, and recurring meetin...

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Every Sunday evening, sit down with your planner and look over the week ahead. This is a chance to plan for your more general of tasks, or group of tasks. 

You can also use this section for personal items like “weed the garden”, “send out invitations”, “pick up stamps” and other ta...

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Use a paper day planner to stay on top of everything you need to do. Paper planners give you a visual, in your hand, space for writing down notes.

You can also create to-do lists, and noting ideas while you’re on the fly. By learning how best to use a day planner, you can get on t...

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When you are planning for your day, in your daily page, be sure to be specific in your steps. Instead of “make phone calls”, instead write down “call Susie and schedule lunch”.

It’s more likely that you will complete your tasks if you know exactly what you are getting into! It als...

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When you have important things that you CAN’T forget, be sure to enter an appointment in your calendar so you can be reminded.

This goes for jotting in notes— be sure to put your important phone notes, into your planner.

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  • Begin Your Day Tech-Free
  • Avoid Distractions
  • Designate Distraction Time
  • Get Into a Routine and Stick to It
  • Make Time For You

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