Finding the right calendar tool can seem daunting. There are so many options! Should you go with an elaborate, colorful paper planner with daily motivations, a totally pared down digital to-do list that lives in a Word document, or something in between?
Like with any organizing tool, identifying what you need from your calendar and planning system is the most important step. Everyone works differently and what you personally find motivating, distracting, or frustrating should guide your decisions when creating your own.
Over on the Ideas on Fire website is my advice for things to consider when designing a calendar system that fits your life.