Time Management

If you want something bad enough, make time for it

We have come to a start of the year and some of us may have some new goals or resolutions that you wish to achieve. If we reflect back, we may find that halfway through it all, we find ourselves losing the enthusiasm or that we got too distracted. If you want something bad enough, [...]

Invest in colourful erasable pens to motivate you to plan and be organized

Have you ever find yourself suffering from the planner freeze…. where you never got to start to use your planner for fear of making a mistake? For example you may feel you wanted to use the monthly spread to plan for your appointments but later find out that you wanted to use it for something [...]

Monthly spread planner vs table calendar

Both the monthly spread planner and table calendar have a similar layout- where there are column for you to write down your tasks, reminders and important dates. If you are going to choose between a table calendar and a monthly spread planner, which one would you get? Let’s look at the usability of a table [...]

Monthly B5 planner spread from Thailand- useful page ideas

Monthly planner from Thailand

As per my previous article, I mentioned that for next year I have bought a B5 monthly spread planner. It is a thin booklet size that lightweight and can be easily carried around. I find that the design is quite creative and the contents are useful – perhaps something you can consider to incorporate in [...]

Be disciplined to write down checklists and learnings after each event

Over these past few years I have gotten very disciplined in writing down checklists and learnings from events especially for those that I did not manage to plan before that. I find it is important to write down because it is going to be helpful and come in handy if you need it in future. [...]

Get things done while waiting for a friend/client who is late

Reading book while waiting

You might be angry as I once was when dealing with certain friends who you know would always run late. It is implied that a person who is constantly late have no respect for other people’s time. During my university days, we used to have a lot of gathering after lectures. We would arrange for [...]

What sort of monthly spread planner should you get?

What type of monthly spread planner to get?

In my previous post, I have written about the importance of a monthly planner. Here are some considerations when it comes to buying and using a monthly spread planner: 1. It is not necessarily need to be expensive You can find a monthly spread planner at the Dollar Store or Daiso at a fairly inexpensive [...]