Being organized can help us be more productive and more creative throughout the day and reduce some of the stress in our lives. Since many of us struggle with disorder and, sometimes, chaos, we need to come up with strategies to get organized. Together with keeping a clean desk and using audio reminders (alarms), one of these strategies is getting a day to day planner. This will help us schedule our meetings and projects of the day and keep track of all the little things that need to be done. On top of that, a daily planner helps us keep all our tasks, ideas and thoughts in one place. There are a lot of available planners on the market, but which one is the best for your needs? Check below the best daily planners to keep you organized throughout the year.
Moleskine already has a reputation of creating quality planners and notebooks. With this one, Moleskine offers a planner that gives you a day to day calendar where you can write your activities and have a to-do list that’s easy to record. Their hardcover ensures that your planner will absolutely last for an entire year, and its built-in pockets can house your other small documents, such as notes, ticket stubs, etc.
This planner is the kind that you can start using at any time during the year, as it is blank. You can have a lot of freedom on how you will lay out your planner. Beside using it as a notebook for any important information that you wish to record, you can also use it as your journal. This is also perfect for people who love minimalist designs and have an eye for graphics.
This journal daily planner is perfect for those who are usually having a very busy week, because it has a lot of pages to note on. Also, the 12-month planner is year-less so you can use it any time of the year. It doesn’t matter if you started using it on March or November. This will also help you schedule down to the hour, as each day gives you an hourly breakdown, with spaces where you can write and scribble your notes.
Doolittle’s planner will be very useful for people who are usually working on weekends. So if you are working in retail or in food industry, or if you are a businessman, this is definitely the planner to go with. Its 24-hour scheduling is detailed, so it will most certainly help you in reaching your deadlines and in reminding you of meetings that you need to attend.
If you’re looking for a planner that can let you schedule a 15-minute errand for work, then this is your best bet. This planner has prepared 15-minute blocks for you to fill and put your notes into, in case you have a very hectic day, week, month or year. Just a tip though: use a pencil when writing on this beauty, because 15 minute can pass really easily and you might have to change your notes from time to time.
This one simply shouts sophistication and elegance. Some might find that this planner is splurgy, but the minimalist details and hour to hour scheduling will definitely not disappoint you.
This planner is perfect for those of you who start your day with confirming deadlines and appointments, as it gives you 3 blocks for notes for each page, plus a 12-hours appointment schedule . The best thing about this planner is you’ll get an extra page for each day, so you can write your other important notes, such as address, client’s phone numbers (though it has a separated section for that), or additional tasks.
If you’re planning to travel abroad, whether for business or vacation, this planner will help you stay organized and keep track of your to-do lists. Not only is each day laid out in hourly blocks, to better manage your time, but you can also benefit from full-color maps of 16 famous cities around the world. It’ll definitely help you in keeping your schedule, as well as you’ll know where exactly you are. How’s that for multitasking?
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