THE ABILITY to plan strategically is a key skill for success in business and personal life. In fact, the ability to think strategically, to play down the chessboard of life, is essential to your success.
Become a good strategic planner. Plan months and even years ahead. Take time to think about where you want to be in the long term and make sure that everything you are doing today is moving you in that direction.
There is a simple seven-part strategic planning process that you can apply to your life and work.
1. Your vision. Imagine that there are no limitations on what you can be, have, and do in the years ahead. If your career was perfect five years from now, what would it look like, ...