CHAPTER 6

The Master Plan

‘Create a definite plan for carrying out your desire and begin at once, whether you are ready or not, to put this plan into action.’

NAPOLEON HILL

So, you know where you want to get to, you have your goals, and you are raring to get going! Where to first? Well, you need a plan.

The Prussian strategist Clausewitz famously wrote: ‘No plan survives first contact with the enemy’.

But we also know:

if you fail to plan, you are planning to fail

It’s really important to get the balance right between having a solid plan of where we want to get to (and how we are going to get there) and making it flexible enough.

A great plan guides you and ensures you stay on track. Being able to see where you are going generates confidence, ...

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