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  • Bullet Journals are the Planner's Planner

     
    POSTED June 19, 2017
     

Organization is key to a planners’ success; a system for staying on track makes for a sense of control, even for the largest of workloads. But keeping track of daily tasks, upcoming events and goals can be overwhelming, and rarely are all those things recorded in one place. That is until the Bullet Journal took hold. Ryder Carroll, inventor of the Bullet Journal, calls it “an analog system for the digital age that will help you track the past, organize the present, and plan for the future."

The Bullet Journal’s simplicity and customization makes it accessible to everyone; a pen and notebook are the one two required supplies. The journal’s framework features an index for finding entries easily; a future log to write out the things you’d like to do someday; a monthly log that acts like a calendar for events and tasks you’d like to accomplish that month; and a daily log to make a bulleted list of tasks, events and notes each day. Visit bulletjournal.com for a video tutorial and guide to getting started.

The Pennsylvania Emergency Management Agency (PEMA) recommends having a formal, written plan in place that identifies potential emergency conditions and what procedures will be followed to minimize or prevent the loss of life and property.

 

Visualizing success is a powerful way to achieve it. Before guests’ jaws drop upon entering a whimsically decorated gala, and before they walk away buzzing about an engaging meeting, that unforgettable event first unfolds in the mind of a planner. But planning for perfection also means giving thought to the emergencies we don’t want to imagine, and to the disruptions that are unforeseeable.

 

These interviews are part of a series that highlights new hires within the industry. Have you recently started a new role or do you know someone who has? Submit your ideas to brittany.trevick@tigeroak.com.

Awet Sium was recently hired as general manager of Kimpton Donovan Hotel in downtown Washington D.C.

1. What are you looking forward to the most in your new role as General Manager of Kimpton Donovan Hotel?