Why You Shouldn't Plan planning productivity Oct 09, 2021

For the longest time, I have been telling you to tell your time where to go instead of wondering where it went.

This is how I approach planning.

Don't go through life.

Don't go through your day.

Don't go one more hour reactively.

Instead, live proactively.

But I want you to ignore that information for right now.

Are you may be saying to yourself, Wait a minute, what are you telling me? Are you telling me not to plan?

Yes, that's exactly what I'm telling you not to do.

Here's why: the...

Continue Reading...
5 Mistakes People Make When Planning planning productivity Jun 28, 2021

I'm talking about five mistakes you are making when it comes to your planning.

Number one, not planning.

Have you ever been guilty of saying, "I wonder why I'm not getting stuff done?" Could it be you're not planning? I'm always telling people to "tell your time where to go instead of wondering where it went". You need to plan instead of operating in reactive mode.

I remember when I was growing up there was a carnival game called Whac-A-Mole. There was a board that had all...

Continue Reading...
 
3 Steps to Effective Planning planning time management Nov 09, 2020

Listen on Apple Podcasts

Listen on Spotify

Listen on Google Podcasts

TRANSCRIPT

When it comes to planning, there are generally two groups of people.

One, the people who don't plan.

And two, the people who do plan.

Now, of the planners, we can further divide those into two groups.

The people who plan in their head. And the people who plan in a planner or an app.

I want to talk to you about planning.

Because a lot of people who do plan, will plan and get about their day.

And I would argue that...

Continue Reading...
To Plan or Not to Plan planning time management Jan 04, 2019

I’ve been telling people for a long time, “tell your time where to go instead of wondering where it went.”

But what does that mean anyway?

It means to plan...but it's more than that.

PROactive vs REactive

When you don't take the time to plan your time, you'll be much more likely to be in reactive mode rather than proactive.

In other words, you'll be doing what other people want you to do throughout your day instead of what you need/want to do.

Proactive people are more...

Continue Reading...