How to get it done


Order the full-year “At-a-Glance” paper wall calendar from Amazon.

Hang it where you’ll see it daily.

Decide what action/activity you would most like to accomplish every day.

Make a big “X” on the calendar each day that you do it.

Try to create big chains of X’s.

I read somewhere that this is how Jerry Seinfeld makes himself write. Since hanging my calendar eight days ago, I’ve already written more than I had in the last two months. If you try it, let me know how it works out.



4 Replies to “How to get it done”

    1. Oh, good. It’d be interesting to know if this accountability method works for all 4 personality types Gretchen Rubin identified–Upholders, Questioners, Obligers and Rebels–or is it really just Upholders who would have success with it? Maybe there’s decreasing effectiveness with the other 3 types.

  1. Okay I’ll try it! I’m a procrastinator, so I don’t know which category I fit into. But it sounds simple enough to give it a try. My “X” will be clearing out my clutter. Also, I think this would work REALLY well for my husband. Thanks!!

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