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Different ways to do small projects planning

Today I would like to talk about different ways to do small projects planning by using LM Charts (Life Mapping Charts) and LM SPM (Life Mapping Small Projects Management Inserts). LM Charts are very powerful. In one of my old article, I have listed some ways how you can use it but that's not all. You can use the charts to do small projects planning too. Let me take a personal size weekly chart as an example - Write down all the events and small projects/to-dos under "My tasks"; Turn the chart and mark the hours of a day; Fill in the events and small projects/to-dos that...

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“Stop Duplicating Your Schedule” in Life Mapping System

In this post I would like to share how I avoid "duplicating" when I am using Life Mapping Inserts. I will use LMI version 2 as an example. With LMI v2, you can have your month, week and day all in one glance. (For more information about LMI v2, please check here.) It can be bored and a waste of time if you write everything down in monthly calendar and then write again in weekly calendar and daily pages. Why you repeat everything again and again when you already have everything at one glance? The common answer I get is "I worried I will miss out something if I do not repeat them in every single...

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Tutorial No. 13 – To-Do Board for Filofax

In Week 9 Weekly Chit Chat, I mentioned that I decided to use the dashboard of my Filofax as a To-Do board instead of just a pretty cover. It works and I never regret that I made this change. Last week when I had some spare time, I re-arranged my dashboard as below to make it neater and prettier.   There are 3 parts in total to form my current dashboard: (images are clickable) Part "1" is a clear fly leaf (you may click here to find out how to make your own flyleaf and page marker) Part "2" need to be wider so you can flip it easily.   Part "3" was made...

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Week 9 – Dashboard, Sections & Tabs – Life Mapping Weekly Chit Chat

I've made some changes to all my ring binders's dashboards. It's pain to me because I hand drew my dashboards and they are pretty but they affected my productivity everyday. My dashboards (before) --- pretty as a cover but they have no use to me other than put my name on them. When I go shopping with my pocket Filo, it's a pain to flip my pages and to locate my shopping list. I insisted to not stick my shopping list on my dashboard because I didn't want to cover my pretty covers. Sounds silly, but I did this for years.  So finally, last week, I can not stand this any more and I turned...

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Week 5 – Planning & Searching – Life Mapping Weekly Chit Chat

In Week 5 of 2014, I've started planning my Feb ~ Here is the pre-planed Feb Monthly Calendar~ You may noticed that I was no longer using MarkIt Dots but draw Squares to mark my events. This is because, Draw squares are more easier and time saving than locate the MarkIt Dots with the color I want, peel it off and stick it on my calendar; I worried that the MarkIt dots will drop after years. Who knows. Another thing I would like to feature in this week's Chit Chat is how I make my records searchable. I did quite a lot of testings and found that the method below suits me quite...

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Week 4 – How to concentrate on To-Dos – Life Mapping Weekly Chit Chat

It is good if you are able to handle everything with only one planner. At least I love to do so. Life Mapping Inserts V02.1 is designed for this so you will have enough room and space to plan/track/record your work and personal life all together. Then the question appears, will that be too overwhelming and how to concentrate on what we need to do every week/everyday? Here are the simple steps to help you out ~ Write down your To-Do list of the week on Weekly one-fold page as showed below when you plan your week; Start with "Must to be Done List" (let's call this List 1). Write down List 1 on your...

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All about LMI v02.1

In this post, I will talk about, What is LMI v02.1? How to print and cut  LMI v02.1? LMI v02 Reviews Please note, all the  images are clickable to be enlarged. A summary of "What's the difference between v02 and v02.1" The dates in Monthly Calendar line up vertically to match the dates in Weekly Calendar For personal size, the cells in Monthly Calendar is wider. So on the other hand, the cells in Weekly Calendar is shorter. The space that used to have weekly chart is now the extension of Weekly Calendar for weekly meal planning or other purpose. In LMI v02.1, the weekly...

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Tutorial No. 12 – A Folding Kanban Productive System

I watched mysummertouch's YouTube Video "Personal Kanban Productivity System in my FILOFAX" last week. I did not know what was Kanban Productive System before. But after I watched that YT video, I fell in love with it. It's a great video, you must check out. I don't like to flip front and back to check what need to do, what is ready to be done etc. So I created my Folding Kanban System with everything in one glance. I am using this to make my Folding Kanban System ~ But you can use any plastic file folders. With or without color is depend on you. You can use paper card too. I choose...

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LMI V02 Add-On | A Christmas Surprise

Christmas is around the corner! Here I have a surprise for you my LMI V02 user :D All the downloads here are for you to print on the ready made pages directly. Which means, if you have LMI V02 in personal size. Print and cut your pages, then print the "print_on_personal---LMIv02---xmas2013" on personal size LMI V02 inserts directly. You can print different patterns on the same page to achieve the look & feel you like ~     Life Mapping - Get Organized, Get Creative  

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Setup the binder with Life Mapping System

Products used in this video, 1- LM 3-Year Planner (2014-2016) 2- LM Planner 3- LM Inserts V02 4- LM Index Page Marker  & How to make 5- Clear Dividers Binder - Filofax Malden Aqua Personal DIYfish Etsy Shop   Life Mapping - Get Organized, Get Creative  

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