Who has time to get organized anyway?

  • Posted by Alaia Williams
  • On January 15, 2018
Making the time to get organized is an investment in yourself and your business. With everything going on in the world around us – family matters (both big and small), serving clients and customers,  marketing our businesses, running errands, working on our finances – who has the time or money to organize? YOU DO! Organizing […]
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5 Tips That Will Help You Start (And Keep) Using A Planner This Year

  • Posted by Alaia Williams
  • On January 3, 2018
How to start using a planner this year and build a habit that can help you for a lifetime. I absolutely love that so many people are making planners part of their lives. Planners seemed to get lost in the shuffle the more we adopted technology into our every day lives. Fortunately, many people are […]
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How to Turn A Dream Into A Workable Plan

  • Posted by Alaia Williams
  • On January 1, 2018
As a small business consultant, it can be difficult to watch the lack of progress of so many promising entrepreneurs and coaches. They’ve dreamed for so long about creating a solid, sustainable business, and yet, all they do is dream. You know the people I’m talking about. They attend conferences, sign up for free webinars, […]
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2018 Day Designer Review – Flagship Edition

  • Posted by Alaia Williams
  • On December 31, 2017
In this post, I’m unboxing and reviewing the the 2018 Day Designer.* I credit the Day Designer with getting me back into the habit of using a planner. I purchased my first flagship Day Designer in 2014. It was the first planner in ages that I used every single day for an entire year. Ultimately, […]
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4 Tips for Using A Daily Planner Effectively

  • Posted by Alaia Williams
  • On December 22, 2017
One of the best ways to become successful is to plan for it. Planning isn’t a one time thing. Its not an annual event either. Planning on a regular basis can help you achieve your goals and reach the level of success you’re seeking. Some people keep things super simple and use a monthly planner. […]
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3 Things to Do When Setting Up A New Planner

  • Posted by Alaia Williams
  • On December 20, 2017
Let’s face it – the day we get a new planner is the day we have those most interest in it and excitement around it. But that makes sense – we love new (or new to us) things. And new planners and calendars carry a lot of symbolism – a fresh start, a clean slate, […]
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5 Great Reasons to Use A Planner

  • Posted by Alaia Williams
  • On December 10, 2017
As a business owner, staying on top of my day-to-day schedule is essential. If something isn’t on my calendar, chances are, it won’t get done. Though technology fills my days and I live by my Google Calendar, my planner is by far the best tool for my overall planning – both long and short term. […]
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Episode 003: Cultivating A Planning Habit

  • Posted by Alaia Williams
  • On November 20, 2017
“A goal without a plan is just a wish.” Many of us have heard this phrase, yet countless small business owners and solopreneurs don’t make time to plan. In this episode, Alaia Williams shares three easy steps you can take to develop a planning habit. She also drills down into different kinds of planning and […]
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How to Make a Planner Your Business BFF

  • Posted by Alaia Williams
  • On January 19, 2016
So, you’ve found your perfect planner. Now what? Having a planner isn’t very helpful if you aren’t putting it to use. Those blank pages can’t make miracles happen. Not everyone loves planners the way I do – I get that. But if you’re reading this, it is very likely that you do or that you […]
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