One of the commonest excuses for not doing any planning is the further you look ahead the harder it is to predict what will happen.
This is at best a poor excuse for not putting the work in to create a good plan and, at worst, a formal statement that you have chosen to abdicate responsibility for your future to everything but your own initiative. Not a great place to be.
I have found that for my clients, and for my own business, the most effective planning timeline is ninety days. This is a short enough time period to enable detailed planning of what will get done (allowing for your assumptions about what will happen in the market place) and, a long enough time frame to get some important stuff done.
Why not try out this discipline by putting aside a half day this month to plan for the next 90 days.Share