It's getting close to New Year's Resolution Time. As a result, I'm seeing a significant increase in traffic to my Personal Strategic Planning posts. Personally, I think strategic plans are more effective than New Year's resolutions -- partly because they force to you think through not only what you'd like to accomplish, but also how to go about it. However, my sense is that some people are not yet ready to commit to developing a full-blown personal strategic plan. If you’re one of those people, consider taking less than 30 minutes to do a mini- plan instead.
Creating a Mini-Personal Strategic PlanThe process for creating a mini-personal strategic plan is the same as the process for creating a full-blown plan that I described in my earlier posts -- except that it addresses only one of your dreams. In short, you:
- Describe your dream (what you want to accomplish)
- Identify your strengths,