planners

In the beginning of 2016, I shared my setups for work, blog, personal, and on-the-go planners in a 4-part blog post series. Going into the second quarter of the year, I—like many plannernerds—am doing a self-check to determine what’s working and what’s not working so I can adjust as needed. As I’m going thru this […]

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planners, tech gadgets, tech apps, paper versus digital

Let’s face it: paper planners are here to stay and technology–specifically mobile devices—are a permanent fixture in our daily lives. Whether it be for work, personal, a side hustle, or volunteer work, these tools help make our lives easier. In this installment of ‘Write it Down or Power it Up?’ we’ll answer the question: “Under […]

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Like many plannernerds, I’m a huge fan of the Philofaxy blog by Steve Morton. For the last decade, Philofaxy has been a treasure trove of information related to planners, inserts, productivity tips, company interviews, and user ‘spotlights’ which are guest posts shared by users from the planner community describing their setups, tips, and hacks. I met Steve […]

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planners, tech gadgets, tech apps, paper versus digital

Smartphones. Tablets. E-readers. Laptops. Life has gotten so much easier but also overwhelming thanks to portable devices. I’ve always been fascinated by technology, so much so, I’ve dedicated over 20 years of my life to the IT profession. On the other hand, I’ve also spent a lot of time experimenting with many different paper planners. […]

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Every planner journey begins with a plannernerd falling down a ‘rabbit hole’ and being swept up into the magical world of binders, inserts, and planner accessories. BUT…who was the ‘white rabbit’ that lured them there? Let me take you thru the ‘looking glass’ and tell you about my very first planner obsession. 🙂

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If you’re an avid planner user, you may understand the thrill of smelling a fine crafted leather planner, the appeal of starting a new blank page, or writing with a freshly inked pen. It is the lure of a plannernerd. 🙂 As a result, some will choose to be faithful to one planner while others […]

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Depending on where you live, calendar and planner pages will typically be formatted with either a Sunday or Monday start for the week. Living in North America, Sunday usually marks the beginning of a week on most printed calendars. Imagine my surprise when I ordered my first planner with a Monday start—what a culture shock […]

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