Ever forgotten something really important?

Discussion in 'Investor Psychology & Mindset' started by ellejay, 11th Mar, 2017.

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  1. ellejay

    ellejay Well-Known Member

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    I'm juggling too many things these days, like applying for finance and reval on separate ip, feaso on a secondary dwelling (different ip), self managing an ip and a reno on another one. Repairs on another one. Trying unsuccesfully to set up an o/s bank account from a remote town, now wangling it from address in NZ where I don't currently live :confused:. Plus the small matter of managing a team at work for a while. Am I crazy? Last week I forgot to check the exact date of settlement on a property and will be down to the wire getting the settlement funds cleared in time :oops: I could do with a PA.

    Doesn't have to be property related but have you had a near miss or a total fail because you forgot something important?
     
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    I can't remember! :p
     
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    You'll be no good as my PA then. Got enough issues of my own!
     
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    It can be like that! Use a calendar and to-do lists. Make sure everything you need is in it....
    Running a couple of short term rentals means I particularly need to be on top of things all the time. I can't afford to drop a ball!
     
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    I even forgot to get this stuff in my calendar. Okay, I'm going to start using my phone to give me reminders. Maybe I need to start using a wall calendar to drill dates in there fully?
     
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    Calendar or diary... btw a to-do list is great because I love crossing completed tasks off!!! Good satisfaction :)
     
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    very true, millions of things going at same time. a calendar is essential I reckon, and a note app
     
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    Feel free to recommend anything you use to stay organised. I completely forgot my wedding anniversary last year. Luckily we both did, realised a few days later :)
     
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    My wi-fi password
     
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    Wall Planner. Add even 'maybe' things.. it works for me.
     
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    using Google Calendar, and google Keep to keep on track. Google Calendar is free, sync with all devices, including computers, can also set reminders ( days, or weeks prior, and can repeat as well).
     
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    I once forgot where I lived after a big night. I mumbled some incomprehensible address to the taxi driver and fell asleep.

    I awoke sometime later in a park. Got up, checked my phone, wallet and convinced my self I hadn't been violated. Had no idea where I was. Just started walking and finished up at Rooty Hill RSL.
     
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    Thanks Datto, makes me feel alot better that there is someone out there worse than me..Maybe put your address in your diary or planner next time :p
     
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    Ive forgotten my own birthday (let alone everyone elses).
    I missed valentines day (again) this year (in my defense though I didnt forget about it, I just didnt know what day of the week it was).
    Days of the week.
    Wedding anniversary(ies)
    Somewhere along the lines I missed all of February this year. It was odd when I kept correcting people who kept telling me its March.
    Ive missed loads of flights because I forgot about it, or got the day wrong.
    I now have a reminder set on my phone each morning which says "pants" (just as well).

    So yeah, I forget lots of stuff. But never anything important.

    Blacky
     
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    Only a matter of time before I go out with no pants on :eek:
     
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    Twice forgot to collect my mother from the airport when she returned from overseas. Dismal failure as the only child. Thank god for reliable Uber.
     
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    I've forgotten to put shoes on and gone to appointments with socks.
    Lots of things .... you are not crazy, you just have a lot on.

    I now have 3 Excecutive assistants that tell me where I need to be, who I need to ring and send me reminders hours before, even on weekends.
    Thank God or I would really would lose it. :confused:
     
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    Anyone forget to pick the rent up for a few year? Lol
     
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    I usually get a lift to and from work. Multiple times ive got home from work and realised I drove that day and my car was still at work.

    I had a friend lose his car in a carpark while visiting Melbourne. He caught the bus back home to Adelaide cos he couldnt find it. Police ended up calling and telling him where it was.
     
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    Ha ha. That's when I'll know I really have gone loopy :D
     

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