Best Laid Plans Podcast

Best Laid Plans — a podcast all about planning and the planning tools we love. From planning techniques and organizing philosophies to planners and notebooks, we cover it all. Host Sarah Hart-Unger is a mother of 3, physician, podcasting pro, and a lover of lists and all things paper! Listen in weekly for conversations about planning and productivity as well as product reviews and interviews with planning experts!

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SHOW NOTES!

SEASON 5:

Ep 105: Planner Chat with Bloom Creator Michelle Askin

Ep 104: COVID ReAir: Getting Through Tough Times

Ep 103: Listener Tip, A Planner Hub, and Current Stack

Ep 102: Digital Planner Peace & Mid-Year Review

Ep 101: Listener Advice & Mini-Review: The Plan by Lauren Truslow

Ep 100: Ask Me Anything!

SEASON 4:

Ep 99: Intentional Practices for Tough Times

Ep 98: Email Etc!

Ep 97: Digital Planner Peace, Work Notebooks, and Vacation Planning & Packing

Ep 96: Planner Peace with Agendio + EC Daily Duo A5 Review

Ep 95: Q&A – Current Planner Lineup, Fixing Mistakes, Ring-Bound Options, Planner Anxiety

Ep 94: Planning Your Summer!

Ep 93: Planning for Stress Relief + Hemlock & Oak Review

Ep 92: Planning Your Style with Lani Inlander

Ep 91: Q&A – Dividing Household Labor, Hobby Calendar Recs, Planner for Part Time, and More!

Ep 90: When Life Gets Messy: How to Dig Yourself Out

Ep 89: Planner Peace & New Releases (EC, Simplified)

Ep 88: Tracking Things: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

Ep 87: Q&A Inamio Review

Ep 86: Nir Eyal: Planning to Avoid Distractions and Live with Intention

Ep 85: Q&A – Digital Planning, Unstructured Days, and a MakseLife Review

Ep 84: Dr Christine Koh: Thoughtful and Gentle Planning

Ep 83: Notebook Deep Dive

Ep 82: Favorite Planning-Adjacent Podcasts + Retail Therapy

Ep 81: Planning in Challenging Times

Ep 80: Budget-Friendly Planners, Planning with Confidential Info, & More

Ep 79: Q&A + ProAction Planner Review

Ep 78: Planning Your Passions with Laura Tremaine

Ep 77: Planner Confessions, Imperfections & What is Working

Ep 76: Q&A: Listener Recs, Planning with a Partner, Planner Storage, and a Planner for Night Work

Ep 75: Some Thoughts on Yearly Goal Setting

SEASON 3:

Ep 74: 2022 Planner Stack!

Ep 73: Two Journals for Cozy Reflection Time: JMB Living + Oprah The Life You Want

Ep 72: Wellness Planning in the Hobonichi, Q&A on Kids Planners, and Listener Finds

Ep 71: Trello, Passion Planner + More! Planning Chat with Anandi Raman Creath

Ep 70: Q&A: Wellness Planning, Tracking Multiple Kids, Holiday Ideas, Moving, + More

Ep 69: Instagram + Social Media: Real Thoughts

Ep 68: Two Newer Planner Options: Sprouted + Curation Planner Reviews

Ep 67: Reflection Season, Planner Pad Review, and an Etsy Find

Ep 66: All About Planning Retreats

Ep 65: Starting Her Own Planner Shop with Karina from Honeypress!

Ep 64: Fall Product Drop Notes + Q&A

Ep 63: Finding Planner Peace with Sarah Powers + Todoist

Ep 62: BLP x Gretchen Rubin

Ep 61: Work Planning + Full Focus Mini-Review

Ep 60: Planner Matchups + Ink + Volt

Ep 59: KitLife and Page Productivity Planner, plus some Q&A

Ep 58: All About Hobonichi

Ep 57: Planner Matchmaking, Gratitude Journaling, and Combining Work & Life into One System

Ep 56: Planner Peace, Post-Vac Strategies, and More!

Ep 55: Best Laid Plans x Amanda’s Favorites

Ep 54: Back to School Extravaganza!

Ep 53: Welcome Back + &Studium Daily Planner Review


SEASON 2:

Ep 49-52: Re-airing of prior episodes during July Hiatus!

Ep 48: Ask Me Anything!

Ep 46: Midyear Goals Check-In

Ep 45: Planner Matchmaking with Laura Vanderkam

Ep 44: Planning Your Summer!

Ep 43: Interview Ep: Elise Cripe from the Get to Work Book!

Ep 42: Q&A: Less feminine planners, long-range planning, planning in residency, and more!

Ep 41: From Essentialism to Effortless with Greg McKeown

Ep 40: Routines and More with Ashley Brown of Routine & Things!

Ep 39: Midyear Planner Switch & Review of Softbound Erin Condren Life Planner

Ep 38: Q&A: Storing Miscellaneous Info, Urgent vs Important, and Planner Shopping Online

Ep 37: Digital Organizing & More with Kelsey Wharton

Ep 36: Planning Your Year in Quarters or Quintiles

Ep 35: Spring Reviews: Day Designer, Villa BeauTIFFul, and a Photo Sticker Printer

Ep 34: More Q&A! Mental load, time blocking, weekend/vacation planning, and more!

Ep 33: Organizing Your Home, Your Paper, and Your Life with Lisa Woodruff from Organize 365!

Ep 32: Planning Your Financial Life

Ep 31: Plan with Laken!

Ep 30: MakseLife Quarterly Notebook Review + Q/A

Ep 29: Planning & Anticipation in Pandemic Times

Ep 28: Daily Planning, Routines, and Crowding Out Bad Habits

Ep 27: Layered Living Planner: Goal-setting, self-care, and more

Ep 26: Q&A: Work tasks, Meal Planning, Maternity Leave & More

Ep 25: BLP x Planners & Wine Planner Chat

Ep 24: 2021 Systems!


SEASON 1:

Ep 23: Year End Q&A

Ep 22: Spaces Planner

Ep 21: End of Year Goal Setting (even in 2020!)

Ep 20: Dot Journaling and More with Guest Rachel W. Miller

Ep 19: Rest

Ep 18: Time Block Planning & More with Cal Newport

Ep 17: Technique Spotlight: Monthly Review

Ep 16: Wonderland 222 Review

Ep 15: Planner Reviews: myWeek and Cultivate What Matters

Ep 14: Q&A Episode #3

Ep 13: Planning with Inserts, Rings, and Discs with Guest Imani Michelle

Ep 12: Reviews – Amplify & Papier

Ep 11: Habit Change Deep Dive with Focus on Screen Time

Ep 10: Q&A Episode + A Fun Cameo.

Ep 9: Favorite Planning Inspiration: Books & Podcasts. Plus, some fall release discussion!

Ep 8: Tatiana from The Stationery Muse

Ep 7: Live Rich Planner & Jibun Techo Biz (B6)

Ep 6: Getting Started with Planning. How would you build a system from the ground up?

Ep 5: All Q&A Episode! Planning rituals, to do capture & more!

Ep 4: Rocketbook, Kanban & More with Beth Cubbage

Ep 3: Hobonichi Techo Cousin – Current System

Ep 2: Weekly Review

Ep 1: Debut

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MUSIC/THEME CREDIT

All show music is by Rushmore Beekeepers with additional production by Greene Means Go

FAVORITE PLANNING TOOLS

For some favorite product links, check out the Planning Posts & Tools Page!

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