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How to Use Your Planner Every Day

AAG Planner

You’ve purchased your planner, now it’s time to begin your daily planning process.

Here are some tips for using your planner every day:

Keep your planner with you

The best way to begin using your day planner everyday is to simply just begin. A great tip for starting out is to carry your planner everywhere, to meetings, to the grocery store, and event to the coffee table as you watch evening TV. By simply making your planner omnipresent you will find yourself more frequently using it in different facets of your life.

Create a daily planning routine

To begin your planning process it’s a good is to create a cheat-sheet that offers quick reminders. It might say: “1) list appointments; 2) list daily tasks; 3) review yesterday’s notes;” and so on. At first follow the blueprint for your schedule to a tee. In time you will learn areas where you can be more flexible. Be sure to include time for planning throughout your day.

Commit yourself to the process

The hardest part of integrating planning into your lifestyle is forming the habit. Learning a new planning system requires breaking old habits like working without a task list, not keeping a schedule, and writing notes on random slips of paper. Commitment is necessary, otherwise you may find yourself skipping steps and falling off the planning wagon. You will enjoy better time management and productivity when you’ve bought-into your personal organizer system.

Plan in daily sessions

Schedule a 15-minute daily appointment with yourself. Choose a time of day that works best for you. How? Go read the rest of this tip at ataglance.com: Use Your Planner Daily

 

Top 10 Tips to a Productive Holiday Season

To help you achieve maximum productivity and minimal stress this year, we’ve compiled our Top 10 tips for surviving and thriving during the holidays.More than any other time of the year, productivity and time management are put to the test during the holiday season. No matter if you’re St. Nick or Ebenezer Scrooge, stress associated with the holidays is all around you—at home, at work, on the road, in the grocery store…and don’t even think about the shopping malls!

Here at AT-A-GLANCE®, we’re all about increasing your productivity through solid planning and organization. These assets are of the utmost importance during this hustle-and-bustle season. To help you achieve maximum productivity and minimal stress this year, we’ve compiled our Top 10 tips for surviving and thriving during the holidays. Continue reading

Design Your Perfect Office with AT-A-GLANCE

pinterestSound too good to be true? Too much like a dream? That’s the point. It’s time to design your dream office with AT-A-GLANCE.

acco pinsEnter the AT-A-GLANCE “Design Your Perfect Office” Pinterest contest for your chance to win some of our organization tools. From planners and calendars to desk accessories, you can finally have the things you need to keep your office running like a dream.

How do you enter? Use the form below and follow these simple steps: 

  1. Create a Pinterest board with “Design Your Perfect Office” as the title.
  2. Add a description to the board which includes #PerfectOffice as well as a short description of why you would love an AT-A-GLANCE organized office.
  3. Start pinning! Pin things that you would want in your dream office, including items from AT-A-GLANCE and the AT-A-GLANCE blog. Use #PerfectOffice in the description of each pin. Pins can include, planners, calendars, desk accessories, etc.
  4. Submit your board through our simple entry form below.

That’s all it takes to be on your way to better organization with AT-A-GLANCE. Enter today!