I?m sometimes asked for my definition of success. I always start the same way, by explaining success is very personal and my definition is likely to be different than the next person?s. But I?m convinced that whatever your personal definition of success happens to be you?ll be more likely to achieve it if you have a solid plan.
To be sure, a plan does not guarantee success, there are other factors in play as well but a plan, a good, well thought-out plan, can take into account many of those factors and provide you with a level of control over seemingly uncontrollable events.
As I?ve seen again and again through the years the single biggest cause of failed plans is that they are never actually put into action. No plan, no matter how good it may be, will succeed if you never take action on it.
While a plan does…
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