Here’s a quick tip for owners/managers who know how important it is to have an Action Plan, especially now in the rough seas of the recession.
number of Action Plans you work on to one or two per quarter. What’s an Action Plan? An Action Plan is the part of your overall One Page Marketing Plan. An Action Plan answers the question, “What is the work we have
to do to achieve the objective we want to reach?” So why limit your Action Plans? Limiting your Action Plans helps you to:
- Select more carefully, where you choose to put your resources, the benefit of which is you have your assets working harder for you.
- Have more focus. Focus is what you need to ensure you and your people keep your eyes on the prize, especially in turbulent times when your thoughts can wander all over the place. Focus grounds you on what’s really important and allows you to release the stuff that’s not.
- Increase the odds of success. My gosh, you don’t have to do all that much to be successful. It’s just choosing what to do and then doing it.
So you probably have a laundry list of things you want to put in place, so you can achieve your 2009 objectives. Imagine what would happen if you got eight of them done this year! How about four! Don’t know about you, but even four is a lot. BYW, if you haven’t put a plan in place and want to use a simple planning template, you can find out more here.