2016 Day Planners
Our 2016 day planners are designed by time management expert Harold Taylor, the Taylor Day Planner has achieved a near cult-like following with loyal customers spanning 3 decades and 38 countries. it is considered by many to be the best day planner on the market. Created by Harold and revised over the years by user input it reflects a simple system – determine where you want to be and get there one hour, one day, one week at a time.
How to use your 2016 Day Planner
Don’t rely on a “Things to Do” list
If you start work with a list of ten items to do and stop at night with a list of fifteen, including the original ten, you may be a victim of the “To Do” list fallacy. A list of things to do provides no commitment to get things done. The 2016 day planner is designed to turn intention into commitments and commitments into achievements!
Instead, separate the priority, high-payback activities from the items of lesser importance and schedule these must do items directly into your planner along with your meetings. For instance, the development of a policy manual should never remain on a “To Do” list. Block out the time needed in your planner, let’s say between 2:30 p.m. and 4:00 p.m. and treat it as though it were a meeting with the boss. Close your door, engage the voice mail, and ignore email and turn off your BlackBerry if that’s what you would do if it were a meeting with a major client. But allow a little extra time for those unavoidable interruptions that are bound to occur. If you schedule several of these meetings with yourself during the week, you will accomplish those priority jobs and increase your effectiveness.