The Surprising Benefits of a Daily Action Plan

I’m not the type of person that likes to plan, but I do see the benefit. Taking f.a.t., for example. It’s really hard to get rid of. Try as I might it just won’t budge. Actually, that’s not totally true. If I create a goal, stick to it, and measure my success, the pounds do […]

10-Step Action Plan to Increase ‘Offline’ Sales

It’s easy to confuse Action Plans and To Do lists? From one angle, they both have the same objectives. What I find is that I often end up with lots of to do lists, which are really hard to keep track of. And, it’s very difficult to see if they’re working or making any real difference. […]

A motivation tip from Michael Phelps

The first time I saw Michael Phelps wasn’t him crushing others in the pool but the interview that followed afterwards. Somehow I’d missed the race. ‘We’re not there yet.’ What caught my attention – and this came up a lot during the Olympics – was that even though he’d just won his fourth of fifth […]

How to Track Job Applications with Action Plans

When creating your Job Action Plan, use a simple record keeping tool, such as MS Excel, to keep track of all the efforts in your plan of action. This means that every step gets tracked and you can see where you need to make any corrections to the plan.

Improve Action Plans with To Do Lists

To bring your Action Plan to life, create a To Do list in MS Excel. Once you have developed your Action Plan, you need to allocate time to each activity. To Do lists are one of the simplest ways to track, monitor and improve your Action Plan’s tasks. Action Plans: Creating To Do Lists The […]

Using Job Search Action Plans To Find Work Faster

If you’re looking for work, develop a Job Search Action Plan to define the activities you need to perform to get hired.

Action Plans: How to Create Sub Goals

We looked at how to create goals for your Action Plan and how to tie this into your overall plan of action. The next step is to drill down and create sub goals

The Lazy Man’s Guide to Action Plans

If you have never written an Action Plan before, you want to know, how do I get started, what needs to go into the Action Plan, and can you show me some samples? In this series of tutorials, I will help you define your Action Plan; give examples to download; show you how to format your MS Word templates.

Action Plans: 7 Questions, 7 Answers

Write your Action Plan so that it is achievable, measurable, and effective. When writing your next action plan to achieve a particular goal or outcome, use the following guidelines to reach your objective faster.

The Absolute Beginner’s Guide To Writing Action Plans

If you need a sample action plan to get your business in shape, then use the following example to design your MS Word template. An Action Plan is a series of steps that helps you achieve your goals in measurable ways.

Performance Action Plans: 10 Ways to Improve Productivity

Use Performance Action Plans to help employees improve their performance at work by identifying goals which are realistic, practical and measurable. Here are ten practical ways to create performance reviews.Let’s get started.

5 Ways to Write Action Plans that Get Results

Here are five ways to write an Action Plan to make your business more competitive. Action Plans fail if they are too difficult to use or too hard for readers to understand Who does What and When. Make your Action Plan simple to follow, with clear goals and concrete deadlines.

Strategic Action Plans: Are You Making These 7 Mistakes?

Need to create a Strategic Action Plan? Your business will benefit from using an Action Plan to link your business goals to your strategies. This plan lets your develop a series of tasks that you can assign to targets and review as they are accomplished.

Action Plan: How to Write

Looking for a sample Action Plan? You can use these guidelines to create a MS Word template to convert your business goals, plans, and ideas into an effective Action Plan.