It may help to begin with a clear understanding of what we mean by plan. For our purposes, a plan can be defined as a detailed proposal for achieving something. It requires taking stock of your situation, identifying goals, creating a timetable and executing the plan to achieve your goals. This understanding sets planning apart from wishes, hopes, and New Year’s Resolutions. Planning requires some time and energy, but it will pay off in ways that far exceed your investment.
So, the first step in creating your plan is to take stock. To aid in this process, we have prepared three short exercises: A set of questions to be answered, a personal mission statement to be written, and an iconic symbol to be uploaded. Click on the links below for more details.