John-Paul Flintoff

Daily, Monthly and Future Logging On Paper

Earlier this week, I demonstrated to a SP member how I use my paper-based journal, to keep on top of tasks and insights.

I explained how very useful it has been, since I started using it in January – not only in planning forward but also in looking back, to write up a big six-monthly report, for SP members, on what’s been achieved so far in 2021.

The system is fairly straightforward: like using a conventional diary, plus to-do list, but with tiny alterations that make a big difference.

In hope it might be useful to others, I’ve scanned the handwritten notes I made in December. You can download the notes, and watch a video demonstration, on this page:

Posted: July 21, 2021


John-Paul Flintoff headshot, with Yours Truly written across it John-Paul Flintoff is author of six books, in 16 languages, including How To Change The World and A Modest Book About How To Make An Adequate Speech. He worked for 15 years as writer and associate editor on the Financial Times, the Sunday Times and other papers and magazines.

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