The Mighty Pen

The Mighty Pen

We’ve all heard that the pen is mightier than the sword, but how does it compare to the keyboard? Research shows that not only does it hold its own, but there are many benefits to this old school practice. Here are a few reasons to break out your notebook and pen. Boosts Creativity A blank …

Tired of Failed New Year’s Resolutions? Try It This Way Instead

Failing? Try This Instead - New Year's Resolutions

It’s that time of year when most people start thinking about goals and resolutions for the new year.  You know what I’m talking about  – those things we think we should do but we don’t really want to do.  Somehow, though, with the start of a new year, we have fresh motivation and think this …

Our Staff’s Planners: What Planners Do We Use?

Out Staffs Planners

As a community of planners, we all know the benefits of planning firsthand. Yet each one of us is a unique individual. We have different interests, different life experiences, and different personalities, so chances are, we each plan differently too. Your Franklin Planner is immensely customizable, because it’s designed to help you focus on exactly …

The Top 3 Time Robbers and How to Overcome Them

The top three time robbers and how to overcome them

For some of us, time is a constant, plodding taskmaster—demanding our attention and dictating our actions. For others it’s a welcome adventure—a powerful tool that we use to make the most of our skills, sharpen our talents, dabble in hobbies, and work toward goals. What’s the difference? It isn’t time. Time is unchanging and beyond …

Tips for an Organized Thanksgiving

Tips for an organized thanksgiving.

The holiday season is a mixture of peace, joy, tradition, and chaos. For most of us, chaos is unavoidable—holiday celebrations are family affairs. The more people you add to the mix, the greater your chances of commotion, confusion, and the unexpected. Some families get through the holidays with just enough chaos to keep things interesting. …