Using Google Calendar to Keep Things Straight

As a business owner with a family, I was having a hard time keeping all the things that moms need to do and remember straight!  My family does a lot together and I had phone calls, coaching calls, webinars, etc for my business.  I needed to find a way to make sure I wasn’t scheduling things on top of each other.

I started using Google Calendar and that really helped!  There are several things I love about Google Calendar:

  1. I can color code events on my calendar so I can tell at a glance what they are.
  2. I can set up multiple calendars and share them with people I need to.  For example, I have my calendar I use for my business and I set up a Family calendar that I shared with my husband so we can both add family activities and we know about them right away.
  3. I can use my calendar on my phone!  This is REALLY helpful because I am less likely to forget about something and I can add things to my calendar at any time.

Here is a picture of my calendar just to show you what I mean.

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I have each type of activity colored differently so I know at a glance if it is business related or family related.

If you struggle to keep track of everything you need to do to run a successful business and keep your family sane, checkout Google Calendar!  I’m sure you will find it helpful!

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