Big Idea 4: Paper Is Vital Technology That Has Come Full Circle In Our Lives. It’s The Most Effective Way To Anchor Your Daily Life And Actions.

Big Idea 4. Paper is the most effective way to anchor out daily lives and actions

  When we think of technology, we rarely think of paper and pen. Typically, we focus on the most recent advancements in science, medicine, travel, or communication. But for two thousand years paper has been, and will continue to be, a fascinating technological advancement. Just because paper is common today, that doesn’t make it any …

Big Idea 3: The Franklin Planner System Is For Everyone—It’s Infinitely Adaptable To Your Individual And Unique Lifestyle

Big Idea 3. The Franklin Planner System is adaptable and made for everyone

  Every person has immense value and potential. None of us can be defined by any one group or set of rules. We are each individuals—with unique hopes, dreams, goals, and challenges. That’s the beauty of humanity. You matter. Your dreams matter. Your goals matter. You have so much to give simply by being you. …

Big Idea 2: Everyone Has Greatness Within Them, Immeasurable Value, And Limitless Potential To Achieve What Matters Most

Big Idea 2. Everyone has greatness within them to achieve what matters most

  You weren’t born to fail. Your talents, interests, and desires can make a difference. However, struggle is a huge part of life. The struggles you face can be hard—even devastating, but they don’t have to destroy your hope. Wayne Dyer said it this way, “When you change the way you look at things, the …

Big Idea 1: Your Franklin Planner Is The One Thing That Changes Everything—Everyday

Big Idea 1. The one thing that changes everything everyday

  Have you noticed that the world we live in is growing ever more chaotic? Today’s digital information age is overwhelming our minds and sabotaging our productivity. We’re constantly interacting with our devices—being bombarded with noise, alarms, and the urgencies of the day. It’s exhausting! With all that is coming at us, it’s hard to …

Habit 6: Synergize

Habit Six. Synergize.

“Valuing the differences is the essence of synergy—the mental, the emotional, the psychological differences between people. And the key to valuing those differences is to realize that all people see the world, not as it is, but as they are.”   —Stephen R. Covey Simply defined, Synergy means that the whole is greater than the sum …

The Franklin Five: August 2020

Franklin Five August

School is starting and the summer is coming to an end! Prepare this month’s to-dos as your routine changes. August Checklist Pocket Size: PDF August Checklist Compact Size: PDF August Checklist Classic Size: PDF August Checklist Monarch Size: PDF

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 …

Habit 5: Seek First to Understand, Then to Be Understood

Habit Five. Seek first to understand. Then to be understood.

“Satisfied needs do not motivate. It’s only the unsatisfied need that motivates. Next to physical survival, the greatest need of human beings is psychological survival—to be understood, affirmed, validated, and appreciated.” —Stephen R. Covey Theodore Roosevelt is credited for saying, “Nobody cares how much you know until they know how much you care.” That statement …

Planner Quote: July 6, 2020

“Satisfied needs do not motivate. It’s only the unsatisfied need that motivates. Next to physical survival, the greatest need of human beings is psychological survival—to be understood, affirmed, validated, and appreciated.” —Stephen R. Covey  

The Franklin Five: July 2020

Franklin Five July

Now that your summer is in full swing, it is time to remember the few things you wanted to get done before the warmth is over. July Checklist Pocket Size: PDF July Checklist Compact Size: PDF July Checklist Classic Size: PDF July Checklist Monarch Size: PDF