Today is day 2 of the great restart. I thought I would share a couple of pages from my notebook. I'm adapting the bullet journal concept to fit my needs. First off, I hope to use time every morning to plan out my actions during my discretionary time. Today is pretty wide open, so I … Continue reading Note taking
I've not blogged for a while. Sometimes real life gets in the way. But, here is a short update. I've made a decision to commit more to planning and organizing my stuff. To that end, I'm changing my notebook use from Field Notes for bullet journaling to a Clairefontaine My Essentials dot grid A5 notebook. … Continue reading ReStart!
Yesterday the time just got away from me. I used much of my morning working on the family budget and then spent some time running errands. I picked up contact lenses from the eye doctor, dropped off a donation box at the ARC store and stopped in at the bank to open a new savings … Continue reading Where does the time go?
The New Year brings about a desire to be better. Rather than focus on such a monumental task, I choose to focus on only 1 value in my life for the first month of the new year - Solitude. Solitude for me is a focused time of contemplation and faith in attaining my worthy goals. … Continue reading Focusing On What’s Most Important
I first became aware of values based planning around 1982 when I sat in on my first time management workshop as a Colorado FFA Association officer. The presenter led a group of student leaders through an abbreviated version of the DayTimer Time Power seminar created by Charles R. Hobbs. One of the things that really … Continue reading Values based planning
I approach daily planning from a pretty pragmatic point of view. I try to evaluate how much discretionary time I will have and then plan a few high priorities to get done during that time. I also take on things that are urgent or that come up at the spur of the moment. I've tried … Continue reading Daily Planning in my bullet journal
I've looked at quite a few bullet journal pages and for the most part am overwhelmed by the artistic/flashy/scrapbooks that most try to call bullet journals. I will never be one of those types of people. I married one of them and that is close enough for me. I'm more of an effectiveness guy. I've … Continue reading January 2018 Simple Bullet Journal Setup
Here is a new attempt at a monthly calendar with a habit tracker for the month. I have a few things that I want to make sure I do every day such as prayer, Bible reading, other readings. I tried the 'official' bullet journal method of listing the dates down one side of the left … Continue reading Monthly layout with a habit tracker
I thought I would reincarnate this old blog by posting up about my new traveler's notebook and my ongoing attempts at using a bullet journal. You can read about the idea here. I've been a real student of personal productivity for many years and really have enjoyed the bullet journal concept over the past 2 … Continue reading Bullet Journal in a Traveler’s Notebook – Reincarnating this blog!