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Time Management for New Employees by Prakash V Rao

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Action plans

Peter Drucker, the great management guru of the 20th century, declared, "If you fail to plan, you plan to fail." While the mere fact that we have created a plan does not automatically guarantee success, the absence of a plan makes success even more unlikely.

Imagine this: you decide to build an extension to your house. You rush to the lumberyard and hardware store, get a load of beams, sheets, and nails, and start assembling them together. Plans? Blueprints? Who needs them, right? Or would you begin with a plan, create a blueprint, get the necessary permits and approvals, determine the sequence of actions, procure the hardware needed for each stage, and proceed in a logical manner? The results will speak for the efficacy of either ...

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