Claudia Eggers March 12, 2021 Planner
One of the biggest problems we have with calendars is that we are not disciplined enough to use them correctly. We ignore their benefits, or do not realize how helpful they can be for us. We give a passing glance to the calendar on our way out the door. We need to do a LOT more than this if we are focused on bettering ourselves. Calendars serve a great purpose. They can help you plan out your future and make things happen. Calendars are essentially a miracle tool.
Take your planner with you to appointments and check with it often. Check your plans for the day the night before, the morning of, in the afternoon. Have a blank notes section in your planner to jot down ideas, goals, notes, and anything you do not have a regular place for. You may find yourself making a section in your organizer for it later. Set aside some time each evening to prepare your details for the next day. Make sure you have your to-do`s listed so you can get right at them first thing. Your organizer will evolve as you become more comfortable with using it to manage your life.
I have put together a family organizer that helps me keep track of my family`s activities from week to week. This organizer makes it easy to keep track of almost anything. One day I was looking at the ready-made templates that came with my word processing program, and I noticed there were many home-related templates already made up for me to use for my organizer. There was a monthly calendar and a weekly menu planner and grocery shopping list. I made a calendar for every month of the year to write important dates to remember, and printed out enough weekly menu planners to last a month or two.
Time is the self-proclaiming constant in any project. Resources, schedules, even requirements can change but no one can manipulate time. And, from my own experience I can attest that "rushing against time" never works. Time always wins that race! This is why "planning" is your trump card. Knowing and understanding your plan and everything you have to do at all times will give you the leverage you need to shift gears at any moment. Schedule your various tasks with enough time to comfortably finish each task properly and adequately. Your motto should be to "do it right the first time and forget it."
In the hectic and fast paced lifestyle today where each one is struggling to keep up with the daily challenges of life, it is always beneficial to be organized and systematic in the day to day lives. Tools like customized planners come extremely handy in keeping track of the day to day activities of a person and are quite popular with the corporate.
To develop effective resource management skill, start with what galvanizes you. Do not stress about common-or-garden jobs or activities that increase productivity, but rather consider the things you like to do. Consider the things that drive you to try to earn more money so you have got more money to spend on them. Then make those things your concern, schedule them first, and schedule other stuff around them. There are a few places online you can download a daily planner template or a free printable daily planner. Do not get too wrapped up in what tool to use. A legal pad or wall calendar is sufficient for the moment. The most important thing is you get into the practice of planning your time and writing it down. We could say the activity that brings you the most delight is camping. First, decide how many days this year you need to spend camping. Then decide what times of year you would like to use those days.