I often face resistance from clients when I ask about their business documentation. Because I’m tired of sounding like a broken record of “you need it”, throughout September I’m sharing examples of how this often overlooked part of your business is key to success. In early October I plan to release a guided worksheet (as […]
One of the first questions I am asked about my morning coffee posts (see also #psgplans on instagram) is how my highlighter system works. Here’s an example planner page from a planner page I used two years ago: I forget where I first learned the tip to highlight the things you don’t want to stand […]
It doesn’t matter which planning system you choose, it will only work if used consistently. This is true whether the system is analog or digital. In the analog domain, a closed notebook isn’t helping you as a planning tool.
I spend a lot of time talking about my task list, but there’s another list I value more, my done list. Why? I primarily work on large projects and it’s often many days (if not weeks) before they are completed. A list that shows progress helps to provide motivation and keep me on track. I […]
Finding balance and focus is difficult when working with multiple clients on different types of projects. I discovered long ago that it was helpful to give my week a rough sketch of what I’m doing and when. I do this with time blocks, a very generic example is displayed in the image below. By listening […]
It’s very easy to loose track of what’s important and being able to make split second decisions is crucial. How do I decide what’s most important when several clients need me at once? I explain the start of my process and review the first two tips of Fast Company great list for Prioritizing Your Ever-Growing To-Do List.