Time Management

5 Distractions and How To Overcome Them

By |March 12th, 2015|

Does this scenario sound familiar to anyone?

You’re a busy professional with multiple clients and/or projects. You consider yourself highly productive and able to multitask.

You painstakingly plan out your day on a calendar. You’ve got the calendar synced with multiple mobile devices so that you can access your master plan at any moment.

You spend time […]

10 Ways to Increase Productivity for Creative Types & Entrepreneurs

By |September 15th, 2014|

(photo by Sonny Abesamis)


The Ol’ Day Timer

My father used to carry around a Franklin day timer.  Something about it was interesting to me… a way to organize your thoughts into blocks of time.

I first got serious at the subject after reading “The Seven Habits of Highly Effective People” by the late Stephen Covey and his […]

Free Day Planner 2.0

By |May 29th, 2007|

Because the original Free Day Planner and Time Management System was such a hit, I’ve decided to release an upgrade. The original version has been downloaded 849 times at the time of this post.

I’m really excited about this version because follows the very focused philosophy outlined by Napoleon Hill in Think and Grow […]

Free Day Planner and Time Management System

By |April 2nd, 2007|

(a newer version of this planner is available here)

I’m pleased to announce the release of a free, downloadable day planner and time management system from Genius Types (a $30 value). I have been developing this design since 1996 and this is the first time it will be available to the public for free.

I use […]

A Primitive, but Effective Time Management System

By |October 26th, 2006|

I might be stuck in the 80’s but I still can’t find anything that beats a pocket-sized Moleskine to satisfy most of my time and information management needs. Although I am slowly making the transition to digital, I think it will be a long time before anything can replace the expression, ease, and control of a pen on paper when brainstorming.

I developed a handy little system for keeping most of my thoughts together and portable for a fraction of the price and wasted paper of most commercial time management systems.

I start by purchasing a pocket sized, ruled Moleskine for around ten dollars. I love these notebooks because they are durable, soft, easy to write on, and fit well in my back pocket.