If you are going to succeed you need to have a set of plans to follow. You need to know where you are going, how you are going to get there and what needs to be done.
Having this manual will make the Everest of achievement almost mundane. You will be able to easily see where you are on your path and what you need to do. It takes out the mystery of success.
How is it done?
Start by projecting forward to your goals; what has had to happen? How does your world look?
Paint it as vividly as possible.
What had to happen 90 days before, for you to complete your goal?
Keep projecting back 90 days at a time until you get to the present.
That way you have a plan on what you need to do from now, until you reach your goals.
It is difficult and will take a lot of time
Guessing what will need to happen in 3 years is hard. It takes imagination, thought and planning.
But that is the whole point, you want to create a complete plan.
It will probably take you a few weeks of hard work, but the benefits are more than you can imagine.
When you know exactly what you need to do and by what date they need to be completed you will find ways, opportunities, time!, that you never believed you could.
You will work more efficiently, smarter and you will activate the subconscious mind to find solutions to your road blocks.
The plans aren’t written in stone, they will change, you will be ahead of plan, behind, and unforeseen circumstances will arise.
But because you have a plan you can update it. Every successful start up company has had a clear plan to start with, even if that isn’t where they ended up. Often the business is completely different from the one they had planned.
On the other hand, the companies that didn’t plan, that saw it as unnecessary since you do not know exactly what will happen, didn’t go anywhere, not where they wanted to and they couldn’t use unforeseen circumstances.
Don’t let this be you. Plan for you success and course correct when you need to.
Having a plan lets your proactively use situations that arise, not having a plan forces you to be reactive.
Whenever a situation arises, either positive or negative, you will have a basis on which to evaluate it. How can you use this situation to move you towards your goals? What problems need solving? Where are we going exactly? Do we need to change our plans?
The ability to update your plans based on reality is an as important part of your success as any.
If you do not have a plan, you do not know where you are going, you do not know what needs to be done and you do not know what opportunities are drawing you away from you plans and which are helping you.
By having a plan you can use (or discard) ever opportunity so that it works into your master plan.
Start by seeing your goal and start projecting back 90 days at a time writing down exactly what needs to be done in each step.
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