Achieve Planner

Personal Time Management Software



Why Achieve Planner Is A Perfect
Complement To Microsoft Outlook
To Help You Get Things Done!

If you use Microsoft Outlook® for keeping track of your tasks and your schedule, you know how convenient it is to manage your to-do's in one central place.

It makes it simple to keep track of everything and know what your priorities are for each day. Or, at least it should.

However, Outlook’s task list is missing some important and essential features:

It doesn’t support sub-tasks, making it difficult to break down big projects or tasks into smaller steps

It doesn’t support easy prioritization and organization of tasks

It doesn’t really distinguish between projects and tasks - making it awkward to manage multiple projects at the same time

It doesn’t keep track of tasks associated with a specific project (unless you do it manually)

It can be awkward to schedule project blocks in the calendar

It doesn’t help you connect your daily actions to your mission, vision, and goals

If you are not careful, you can end up with a long, disorganized Task list with hundreds of items that overwhelms you rather than truly helping you get things done.

Achieve Planner takes Outlook’s convenience and control over your schedule and tasks to a completely new level.

With advanced planning, prioritizing, scheduling and goal-setting features, Achieve Planner is more than just a personal information manager — it’s a true life management tool that enables you to define your goals in every area of life and connect them to your daily actions.

It is a perfect companion for Microsoft Outlook users who want to take their productivity and effectiveness to the next level.

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It shows you how sub-tasks, prioritization, and scheduling can help you become a highly productive Outlook user.

While Achieve Planner doesn’t run directly within Outlook, it does support simple 2-way syncing with Outlook for appointments and tasks.


Achieve Planner Time Management Software



Achieve Planner is a Windows time management software system that helps you get organized, increase your productivity, and make better use of your time.

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Top Reasons Why Achieve Planner
Is Better Than  Outlook’s Tasks List

1. Hierarchical (multi-level) Project/Task Outlines

Unlike Outlook, Achieve Planner uses hierarchical (multi-level) outlines to help you capture, organize, and manage your projects and tasks. You can easily break large tasks into smaller steps using as many levels as you need. Import your Outlook tasks directly into Achieve Planner (Outlook XP/2003/2007).

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2. Separate Projects and Tasks

While Outlook only allows you to keep track of tasks, Achieve Planner separates projects from their tasks. A project represents an outcome in your to-do list, while tasks are the individual action steps for each project.

Separating projects and tasks gives you a smaller, more manageable, and more effective to-do list. You can use the task list to plan details for each project independently from the others.

3. Schedule Your Projects in a Weekly Calendar

Unlike most to-do list software packages, Achieve Planner has an integrated Weekly Schedule where you can place "project blocks" linked to your projects, as well as keep track of meetings, events, and other appointments.

Achieve Planner Pro even keeps your weekly schedule synchronized with the Outlook calendar.

4. Prioritize Your Projects & Tasks Using ABCD System

Prioritizing your tasks is easy using the ABCD systemUnlike Microsoft Outlook®, Achieve Planner fully supports the ABCD prioritization system helping you apply the 80/20 rule and spend your time on what is most important.

Each item in your list can be prioritized using ranked ("A1") or unranked ("A") priority values, which are automatically sorted and color-coded.

5. Track Effort and Compute Start/End Dates Automatically

Using Achieve Planner, you can store effort estimates for your tasks and record the actual time you spend on them. Achieve Planner Pro edition can  automatically compute the expected start/end dates of your projects and tasks based on your effort estimates, priorities, and schedule. You will have a much better sense of when your work will be completed, and whether your deadlines are achievable.

You can schedule your project blocks manually using drag and drop or take advantage of the weekly planning wizard tool.

6. Plan Your Projects in Greater Detail

Achieve Planner lets you plan your projects in as much detail as you need. You can break down the project into its tasks using a hierarchical outline using as many levels as you need.

If you need, you can assign different resources to different tasks, which are used during the automatic scheduling. You can also establish predecessor/link relationships between your tasks.

7. Goal Setting Module for True Life Management

Planning and scheduling is about more than just getting work done. It’s about achieving goals and living a fulfilling life.

Now you can define your dreams and ambitions, determine your goals, and balance your life to achieve satisfying results:

Organize your projects within result areas representing your major life dimensions and roles

The goal organizer helps you set, plan and track your dreams & goals

Capture everything you may want to do in each life area with the convenient wish list

Develop mission and vision statements for your life areas

Perform S.W.O.T (Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities, Threats) analysis for each result area

Track your short-term goals using relevant metrics and progress reports

Plan your goals in greater detail by including vision statements, identifying obstacles, developing your strategy, and breaking your goal into smaller steps

Integrate goals with time management by implementing your goals using projects and tasks

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“I was reading over the testimonials on your website and I have to agree with all of them. I have spent the last 10 years working really hard on my time management skills and using the Tony Robbins RPM system.

Honestly I have to say that by using the Achieve Planner system, it has helped me focus much more on my RPM process because I was not wasting the time I was before managing the system. I have gotten a very good process down now and my efficiency and effectiveness has skyrocketed.

Mike Suco

“I purchased AP for my business and it has been a huge help in tracking and getting things done. It is straightforward and easy to use. It makes getting projects done much easier and tops Outlook and other tools that are either featureless or too huge and complex.”

Ray Diaz

“This by far the most intelligent piece of time-management software I’ve come across and I’ve tried a few.”

Joe Kissoon

“I’ve been using it for almost a month, and I’ve found it to be very helpful in managing my dissertation project.”


“I’ve looked at several personal productivity / task management software packages over my 9 year career in IT... I have to say that Achieve Planner is hands down the best personal productivity app I’ve ever used!

It is quick to learn & awesome at unifying all of my life’s commitments while not skimping on the details if you should need them. I also love the ongoing time management tips & messages of encouragement which really help keep me focused and remind me WHY it is important to stay on-track! Thanks Effexis!”

Greg Pickrell

Wow! I’ve been waiting 20 years for this product!”

Fernando Chapa

“Your Achieve Planning software is the best I’ve used. Continue the great work!”

Dan Cross

“Achieve Planner is the first time-management software program that I have found that really allows me to organize myself in a way that is more consistent with my wholistic lifestyle.

Believe me I have checked out a few programs and have an entire shelf of books and videos in addition to all the workshops and seminars I have attended.

It has been an up hill battle for me as a very right brained, ADDer (Definition of ADDer: Someone who finds life so exciting and full of possibilities that they can’t help but keep adding more and more to their already fabulous life!)

For me the point of managing my time is to be able to live with minimal stress and have even more fun, pleasure and prosperity... and Achieve Planner helps me do that!”

Caroline Bell, PhD

“I have tried just about every piece of time and project management software on the Internet, as well as most of the goal setting software that’s out there too!

I have to say that Acheive Planner is _the best_ program I have ever used.”

Dean W. Charron

“Also, thanks for a brilliant product. I have tried several time management type applications prior to discovering "Achieve" and they all seemed to lack something.

After loading the achieve trial I purchased the product very quickly afterwards as I could see the potential. I’ve now been working with "Achieve" for three weeks and will certainly recommend it to others.

It does exactly what I need and gives me a method of managing the multiple projects that my daily work involves.”

Paul Ralph
Scotland UK

“Thanks for making such an awesome product. This is far superior to any I’ve used before!”

Stephanie Chapman

“I work from home, and use to have my work schedule, ideas, and notes, spread between two desks, on multiple pieces of paper or just held in my head.

Achieve Planner has changed all of that. This tool is incredible, and has helped me organise everything so that I now have a solid plan to work to.

I know exactly what I have to do each day, and I can promise you one thing. Planning for the weeks and months ahead has never been this fun! Keep up the great job!”

Andy Williams

“Thanks so much for making a great product. It’s really helping me get organized in my personal and professional life.”


“It’s a great software product and we both love to use it. We both tried to use Tony Robbins OPA/RPM system for years.

My husband managed to make some progress with it, but it was a little too complicated.

The Achieve Planner does everything that OPA should have done and it is perfectly integrated with Outlook. More people need to know about it”

Liz Blackham

“I’d like to say that I really enjoy working with AP planner.

You made it so ergonomic. We can reach easily and rapidly any task, contact or project.
The keyboard shortcuts are very useful and intuitives.

There’s a lot of possibility in this software (I didn’t use every one of them yet) and I can’t hardly wait for the next developpements.
Really, Bravo !”

Richard Lavoie

“Your Acheive Planner is a work of genius. I recently purchased the
productivity suite and am stunned by all that this program offers. It’s like having a 24/7 personal assistant and personal life coach all rolled into one.

I just want to thank you for the time, effort, and creativity you’ve put into developing this truly revolutionary product.
May you live long and prosper!”

Mercedes Goldcamp

“I am in love with Achieve Planner. It has made a significant difference in how I organize my time and I am accomplishing more than ever without that feeling of being overwhelmed. Thank you for developing it.”

Bev Dugar

“This is the very best planning system I have ever used. I manage a small business and run about 5 or 6 departments by myself.

Achieve Planner has made it possible to effectively track all of my tasks and projects in one system. Thank you. Keep up the great work.”


“The tutorials are excellent - short and to-the-point. They clearly explain  the steps needed to achieve a task in Achieve Planner without a lot of extraneous commentary.

I was/am very impressed. There are a lot of garbage tutorials ’out there’. Yours are excellent & I have found them most useful.”


“I’m finding it quite helpful. I’ve just been using the basics for about 3 weeks now and already starting to feel like I have a better grip on my week.

It allows me to take a realistic look at the amount of time I have available and then plan my task time accordingly.

I’m finding fewer tasks are "slipping between the cracks", plus I’m not as frustrated by not trying to meet unrealistic expectations.

The integration with Outlook is also very handy in that I can easily assign Tasks to staffers.”

Mark Herman

“Btw, I am IMMENSELY pleased with the Achieve Planner. I am a software engineer myself, and appreciate the detailed attention to the finish the careful engineering that has gone into the features of the software. Very well done!”

Arthur Vanderbilt

“I have been using this tool for about a month - I have tested many,
many, software tools for project & task planning before and have NEVER found anything that has immediately and positively impacted the way I work.

This is a GREAT tool and I only wish I’d found it years ago.

Thank you!”

Paul Sheard

“You have a very good program and its the best I have seen. Thanks for the help and I look forward to using it daily.”

Paul R.

“I sent you an email earlier on Procrastination and the wins I had from that course. I just thought the wins were big until I started applying the technology of your Time Management course.

Just after the first week of using Time Charts and Project Blocks my production has soared mainly due to NOT multi-tasking and doing what I'm doing while I'm doing it.

I have benefited greatly from using your technology and your software program, Achieve Planner.”

James Owens



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