We get it – life is busy. Between meetings, events, and an endless to-do list, balancing your schedule can be difficult. Time management takes practice and a solid set of tools. To help you navigate your hectic agenda, we’ve put together a list of five tips and the office accessories you’ll need to get organized.

  1. Pick the perfect planner.

We’d be lost without our planner! Putting pen to paper and listing projects is a great way to clear your mind, making it easier to focus on the task at hand. Our top pick is this geometric planner. The layout features a weekly and daily calendar, making it easy to visualize your schedule.

  1. Find a pretty pen to fill the pages.

To never miss a meeting and make all of your deadlines, be sure to update your planner daily. We’ve found that having beautiful tools makes us want to spend more time focusing on our task list. These stainless steel pens come in gold, silver, and rose gold. They’re so gorgeous, you’ll want to pick them up!

  1. Flag pages with impending deadlines.

Have a major project due at work? Use page flags to help you visualize the approaching deadline. We love these pink and mint watercolor page flags. Use them to mark your planner and make it your own.

  1. Color code your tasks.

Draw your eyes to projects that need completed promptly by highlighting them. This set of pastel highlighters will help you prioritize without making your pages an eyesore.

  1. Create a daily schedule.

Start crossing tasks off of your to-do list by spending five minutes prioritizing your time in the morning. This marble bookmark page marker provides the perfect space to schedule your time. Need to be flexible? The laminated surface makes it easy to edit and reorganize as necessary.

How do you manage your time? We’d love to hear your tips in the comment section!