Weekly planning: how to predict the future

Todays’ highly-effective productivity hack:

Planning is just like predicting the future. To someone trying to be more productive, weekly planning is predetermining future events.

Albert Einstein spent a lot of time thinking about time. He said, “Time has no independent existence apart from the order of events by which we measure it.” So planning is determining the order of events. Now, that’s powerful!

How to do weekly planning

Most productivity experts agree: Planning for the week ahead on Sunday evening helps to alleviate your Monday mania. Take time to look over the entire week’s schedule and choose specific times to accomplish specific tasks.

Stephen R. Covey said, “Weekly organizing gives you the freedom and the flexibility to handle unanticipated events, to shift appointments if you Weekly planningneed to, to savor relationships and interactions with others, to deeply enjoy spontaneous experiences, knowing that you have proactively organized your week to accomplish key goals in every aspect of your life.”

Weekly planning is so important that PlanPlus Online built a Weekly Planning feature right into the software. Click here for more information on the planner the most productive people use.