17: Jedi Body

by Max Leibman


While packing to move, Caitie unearths a stack of old day planners, inspiring the Priority team to contemplate personal organizing systems. What makes a planner effective? The choice between boring, analog paper or digital clouds of Google magic is a personal preference—do you want everything in one place, or everything in every place? And who do you trust with your data?

Of course, it also matters what you write in your planner. Max asserts that many of these issues become non-issues if you are not especially attached to your lists. And, as the team hinted way back in Episode No. 5, writing to-do items that Future You will understand is key. For instance, what did Caitie mean when she wrote “Research Jedi body question” on her task list? (Hint: it’s probably not about developing Jedi abs). 

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