5 Ways Your Planner Can Help You Act, Instead of React

By Patty Gardner Do you act or react?  “Acting” is definitely a less stressful way to live but most people spend their life RE-acting. What is reacting? Being late to an appointment because you’re gathering the stuff you need at the last minute. Being late to an appointment because you can’t find your keys or bag …

3 Reasons Why Using a Planner Can Build Your Child’s Confidence

There’s no understating the benefits of confidence. It comes when your efforts and your expectations line up with your capabilities. With fear and insecurities out of the way, you’re free to succeed. But learning this process doesn’t happen automatically. To have faith in yourself, like having faith in anything else, you have to take action …

Add a Back to School Checklist to Your Planner

Summer gets crammed full of activities: family vacations, sporting events, and continuing education all get layered on top of your normal responsibilities. With so much going on, it can be easy to forget something the kids need when they head back to school. Keep a running checklist for each child in your planner, and you’ll …

3 Books to Take Your Planning to the Next Level

Whether you’re heading out to a vacation destination or simply enjoying life without chauffeuring kids to school, the right book makes summer even better. Take some time to get back to the basics of why planning is so important and what big picture concepts can enhance your personal planning sessions. Here are our picks to …

How to Use Your Franklin Planner for Both Personal and Professional Uses

Your Franklin Planner is designed to help you manage all of your activities and goals, whether your days are loaded with business meetings or baseball games. For most of us our days are filled with an eclectic mix of events—usually a conglomerate of unequal parts blended into something we call life. It can be messy. …

Learn from the Experts: Insights from FranklinPlanner Gurus

Have you ever felt like you were in a planning rut? Start the year with some new planning ideas. We have several master planners right here at FranklinPlanner.com, and each of them plans differently. We decided it might be fun to share a few of their tips with you. Traci – “A couple of years …