Benjamin Franklin's Daily Routine Template

If you are interesting in learning a bit more about Benjamin Franklin's daily schedule, you've come to the right place. Learn more in this guide below (and access a template you can use to become more productive and intentional).

Ben Franklin Daily Routine Template

The Benjamin Franklin Routine: How it works

To the left, you will see an image of Franklin's daily routine. It's pretty self-explanatory, but it has some structured aspects worth pointing out:

Franklin asks the following questions:

- The morning question: "What good shall I do this day?"

- The evening question: "What good have I done today?"

The morning question is a focusing an alignment question, while the question at the end of the day is focused on reflection. Each question has its purpose.

Ben Franklin also time-boxed his work, which is another powerful strategy and can help you be more productive.

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