Is Business Stress Ruining Your Life?

  • Posted by Alaia Williams
  • On May 7, 2018
Virtually every human being experiences some level of stress on a daily basis – but the magnitude of stress and how you handle it is what differentiates the successes from the burnouts. And stress is not exclusive to any one group of people. Business owners, high school and college students, new parents – all experience […]
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Choose the Right Planner For Your Personality Type

  • Posted by Alaia Williams
  • On January 4, 2018
Eight great planners for different planning personality types that will help make this your most productive year ever. Every year, my roundup of the best planners for small business owners is my most popular. I love hearing from people who found the perfect planner as a result of the post. One of the main things […]
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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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