A Practical Skill-Building System

Daily Skill Planner helps you to build skills efficiently and effectively.

This image displays a cover of the planner in addition to three pages: the start of Step 2: Plan chapter; a example weekly plan page and an example weekly reflection page.

When building a skill, have you ever:

• Wondered where to start?

• Struggled to find the motivation to be consistent?

• Been unclear about what to work on each day and each week?
• Felt frustrated by hitting plateaus and roadblocks and unsure how to get past them?

• Wanted a way to track progress for the long-term?

If you answered yes to any of these questions, then Daily Skill Planner is your solution.

Winding down many paths and hitting dead ends is time-consuming and frustrating. There’s an alternative: take the direct route toward skill-building.

Build Skills Efficiently and Effectively

Daily Skill Planner eliminates the ambiguity from the skill-building process. As a result, you’ll:

• Know what to work on each day and each week

• See and feel daily progress

• Understand how to push past plateaus

• Achieve results

Plus, you’ll actually enjoy the process.

How the System Works

Daily Skill Planner’s four-part practical framework systematically guides you through the skill-building process. That way, you can build the skills you need—efficiently and effectively—for the life you want.


Step 1: Vision

Your skill-building journey starts with a vision: a picture of your future self and the outcomes you want. It’s the glue that holds everything together; it gives your daily work meaning and purpose.


Step 2: Plan

A Skill-Building Plan will pave the path to building the skill (or skills) you need to realize your vision. In this plan, you’ll break down your skill into its core parts, prioritize them, and work on one part at a time by setting actionable targets.


Step 3: Action

This section of the planner focuses on the how of skill-building, and consists of weekly and daily action and reflection pages. Set clear goals each week and each day. Then reflect on your progress, identify roadblocks, and understand what you can do better tomorrow.


Step 4: Assess

Skill-Building Assessments allow you to consider your skill-building process and results more broadly: evaluate the overall progress you’re making toward your Skill-Building Plan (Step 2); review your learning strategies and approaches; and determine the work that’s left to do.

Photograph of Daily Skill Planner creators Paul and Amy Haddad.

Paul and Amy Haddad

About Us

Paul and Amy have spent nearly a decade refining their skill-building process. They’ve used the framework contained in Daily Skill Planner to build personal and professional skills, which among them include programming, writing, cooking, public speaking, running, and entrepreneurship.

In addition to learning and building skills, Paul and Amy enjoy spending time with their son, traveling, hiking, and cooking. They reside in Jacksonville, Florida.