How to Choose a Planning System for Your Personality

It’s back-to-school season, and if you’re anything like me, then you get a little thrill when the stores fill up with new office supplies, pens, notebooks, and more.

And of course, I always stock up on my faves . . . flashy new planners!

Sometimes I’ll get a new planner and try it out for a few days or weeks, but for whatever reason, it doesn’t seem to mesh with my life.

Maybe the size is too big. Or it doesn’t have a habit tracker. Or the ink from my pen bleeds through the cheap paper. 

So then the planner is chucked into the back of the closet or gathers dust on a forgotten shelf. 

Sound familiar?

My planner problem is usually because I didn’t take the time to figure out what I need from a planning system and how it must adapt to my current situation, habits, and priorities.

Let’s get intentional about planning before we open our wallets!

Watch today’s video to learn how to choose the right planning system for your personality.

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Time Stamps

0:00 Intro
6:11 Ask yourself 4 questions before you choose.
8:42 What kind of planning system do you want to use?
11:12 How do you choose your most important priorities?
21:38 What are you tracking?
26:21 What triggers you to stop using your planning system?
45:03 Specific planners for specific triggers.

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