Is a Daily Planner Part of Your Success Plan?

Have you heard “If you fail to plan, you plan to fail?”  I have never planned to fail and yet I have many, many times.  I suspect you have too.  So how do we plan effectively to minimize failures.  Over the years I tried what felt like every planner on the planet, because I was determined to plan, yet none were right for me for more than a couple of months.  I suspect you have experienced the same thing.  

Undated Planners

The first time I came across an undated planner I knew it was a step in the right direction.  It gave me the freedom to start on a Tuesday in the middle of February or a Saturday in November.  I didn’t have to wait for Jan 1 or waste a significant portion of what I had paid for. 

Rationalization is the friend of procrastination.  Procrastination is the enemy of progress.  It shouted you have a choice to start today.  You don’t have an excuse, so start now…it was as if this...

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Feeling Frustrated?

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When it feels like life is falling short of the life we want to have, that we are striving to have, that we think we deserve to have, it is only natural to feel frustrated.  We may ask why?  We may feel life is not fair.  We may ask what we need to do to change it.

Yesterday

How often have you looked back and said “I wish I had …..” or  “If only I had …”.  There is absolutely nothing we can do to change the past.  Our circumstances today are the result of thousands and tens of thousands of small and large decisions we have made in the past.  Our today is the cumulative result of all of those choices.  We can learn from the past.  However, once we have extracted the lessons from the past that are meaningful today or in the future, there is nothing to be gained by agonizing over it.   When we do that we lose today.

Tomorrow

It is fun to dream about all...

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