The Franklin Five: January 2020

Welcome January and a brand new year! Write down your goals, make plans to achieve them, and get your new planner ordered if you haven’t already! Here are some more things to add to your list: January Checklist Pocket Size: PDF January Checklist Compact Size: PDF January Checklist Classic Size: PDF January Checklist Monarch Size: PDF

5 Tips for Holiday Hosting

The holidays are about time together with family and friends. Hosting those gatherings, however, can be stressful. You are partly responsible for the holiday experience your guests have while they’re in your home. The two keys to successful holiday hosting are clear communication and impeccable organization, and your FranklinPlanner can help you with both. Plan …

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. …

Hyrum W. Smith – A Tribute To A Legend

Hyrum W. Smith recently passed away after a fierce battle with cancer. We will miss his inviting smile and contagious enthusiasm.   “When your daily activities are in concert with your highest priorities, you have a credible claim to inner peace.” —Hyrum W. Smith   Hyrum founded the Franklin Quest Company in 1983. He was …

Introducing our NEW HerStory Planner

History is filled with amazing people who have done extraordinary things. We can name several of these people: Sir Isaac Newton, Johannes Gutenberg, George Washington Carver, Winston Churchill, Albert Einstein, Mahatma Gandhi; the list could go for miles. Often overlooked in the discussion of historical achievements is the role women have played over the years. …

The Productivity Pyramid—Planning Weekly

The third step of the Productivity Pyramid is to Plan Weekly. That’s because the best daily plans emerge from weekly plans. There is a certain amount of clarity that comes with weekly planning—the clarity of a broader perspective. Weekly planning is your opportunity to view your progress with wider lens and to assess your progress …

The Productivity Pyramid—Setting Goals

Those of you who have followed us for a while know that we have a tradition called Organized October. This is an opportunity to focus four solid weeks on personal growth through organizing and planning. This year we’re highlighting the Productivity Pyramid. Last week we discussed the importance of establishing your governing values. This week …

The Productivity Pyramid—Establishing Your Values

In order for it to stand, the base of any pyramid has to be solid. That’s why it’s essential that you build your personal productivity pyramid on your governing values. The people, things, beliefs, ideas, and activities that you value most must be the foundation on which you build your dreams. If you set goals …

FranklinPlanner Turns 35!

This year we celebrate the 35th Anniversary of the FranklinPlanner! Checkout the infographic below for some highlights, milestones and facts about how the planner has evolved and grown in the past 35 years. It wouldn’t be possible without our amazing FranklinPlanner users!