Event Planning: Organization
Event planning can be a painfully difficult task that can seem to take all of your time away from you leaving you unable to enjoy the beauty that event planning can be. Done correctly planning an event can be an enjoyable task where you get to put your personal touch on a gathering that everyone will enjoy. When planning an event it is important to stay organized with a checklist of things that need to be done.
Staying on top of tasks while planning for any event is very important. Having good organization is the best way to make sure that you can enjoy your event planning, keep stress at a low, and make sure all of your tasks are done in a timely manner. We have 5 tips to help.
1. Take All Notes in the Same Place
Keeping all of your notes in the same place makes it easy to keep all of your thoughts organized. Should you have to go back and look at a note you had taken earlier you know that they will all be in the same place.
2. Add dates to Tasks
Keep a list of all of the things you need to get done with a date of when it needs to be done by. Keeping track of all of your tasks will allow you to get everything done as well as help you keep your daily priorities in order.
3. Reflect at the beginning of each week
Be sure to look back on your previous week and see what you have done. You can then set up a list of things that need to be done this week and understand what you will do to get each of these tasks accomplished.
4. Keep a journal with you at all times
Having a journal with you will allow you to write down anything that inspires you throughout your daily life. You never know when your will think of something that will help you in your planning. Having a place to write these ideas down ensures that you will not forget the thought that you have had
5. Set parameters to keep you on track
Make sure to have a good idea of what kind of event you are throwing and what your main idea is. Keeping to a "theme" keeps you on track and will help prevent falling into rabbit holes that could pull your focus away from things that you can use for your specific event