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Focus Your Ambitions with the Lifehacker Hierarchy of Goals

Focus Your Ambitions with the Lifehacker Hierarchy of Goals
Setting goals is easy, but prioritizing them is hard. Humans suck at properly weighing what we need to achieve our goals. We take on too much, skip steps, and often, as a result, we give up. Once you commit to a framework to prioritize your goals and cut the junk, achieving your goals gets a lot more realistic. Here's one way to do it.P If you're anything like me you have a ton of goals. Consider this a system of life designing that helps you question assumptions and figure out what you really want. Level 1: The Primary GoalsP SExpand Your primary goals are the base of all other goals—the one or two things you aspire to do before you die. Level 2: Long Term GoalsP Your long term goals are the major goals that are required to get to the primary goals. Level 3: Short Term GoalsP Think of short term goals as weeks or months out. Level 4: Recurring GoalsP Your recurring goals are what you want to do daily/weekly/monthly regardless of what else is going on. Level 5: Immediate GoalsP

Your Life. Organized. Dynamic Templates v2.05: The Next Generation The D*I*Y Planner Dynamic Template application has now hit version 2.0, ready to produce any size and shape of yearly, monthly, weekly, and daily calendars for your printing pleasure. All designs are based upon the Classic versions of the D*I*Y Planner, along with input from Doug, and so will integrate completely into your DiyP setup. (The daily design was created by Doug, but was never implemented as a static template owing to the insane amount of repetitive work required.) Simply select your paper size, choose the calendar type, and tweak the settings to come up with your own printable set of calendars that perfectly fit your planner and your lifestyle. The Mac version was built in Mac OS 10.4.11, using Qt 4.5.2 Here's a shot of the Mac version as it starts up: The Windows version was built in Windows XP, using Qt 4.5.2 and MinGW Here's the Windows version as it starts up: This is multi-platform software. Some Major Changes: One application instead of many. Screenshots: Version History:

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