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Step by Step Writing a Life Plan for 2011 | Ron Edmondson

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Home About Consulting Church Family Leadership Navigation: Home » Encouragement » Step by Step Writing a Life Plan for 2011 Step by Step Writing a Life Plan for 2011 January 1, 2011 in Encouragement , Family , Leadership , Life Plan , Vision with 6 Comments All week I wrote a simple, step-by-step process to writing a life plan for 2011.

Dreams, Goals and Plans

Ron Edmondson

Plans. Dream. Far reaching, seemingly impossible, worthwhile, dependent on faith and huge personal risk, with no guarantee of success. Goals.

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The September 2011 Leadership Development Carnival - Back to School Sale

Great Leadership By Dan

Welcome to the September, 2011 Leadership Development Carnival - Back to School Sale! So stock up, and enjoy your reading! Very cool! Agree!

The November 2011 Leadership Development Carnival

Great Leadership By Dan

Welcome to the November 6, 2011 edition of leadership development carnival! The fried clams won. I've had readers ask "Why so many? I think so.

One Page Business Plan

Tony Mayo

I apologize for the length of this letter/speech/memo/blog post. If I had more time it would have been shorter. That keen insight into effective writing has been attributed to many great communicators, from Virgil to Voltaire. Respect for the reader’s time requires the writer to carefully pare all but the most essential aspects [.].

Are You On Track For 2011?

Rich Gee Group

You’ve had 20 days to kick off 2011 the right way. Still In The Planning Stage (and when ARE you going to launch?) Today is January 20th.

My Best Blogs of 2011

In the CEO Afterlife

So, with the help of WordPress analytics and content judgment, here’s my list of the top ’CEO Afterlife’ blogs of 2011. The Nuts and Bolts of the Strategic Plan [link]. Strategic Plans have to start with deep strategic thought and the right conviction. ” Self-assessment is never easy. link]. link].

How to Achieve Better Gender Balance through Succession Planning and Development

Great Leadership By Dan

There’s a “Diversity” strategy driven from one office, and a succession planning and development strategy driven by another. Your thoughts?

When Planning Goes Bad!

Create Learning

Poor planning on your part does not constitute an emergency on mine. Usually something like this is what constitutes for a plan.

LIFE Compensation Plan

Orrin Woodward

The launch of LIFE and the compensation plan for building communities of leaders is finally here! It is here. LIFE is happening; is yours?

Strategic Thinking vs. Strategic Planning

Six Disciplines

Are strategic thinking and strategic planning - the same thing? While they certainly related and complementary, thinking strategically and planning strategically are two different concepts. Strategic planning, on the other hand, is a continual planning process that relies on strong strategic thinking. Control.

Future Scenario Planning

Leading Strategies

The truth is, nobody can precisely predict the future but we can get an idea with a handy improvement tool called “future scenario planning.” You can use scenario planning personally, in a work group or for an entire organization. As a boss, you could choose to use scenario planning to find out more about retention and morale.

Planning; Nothing Magical Just Your Work

Create Learning

It Unifies the organization and your planning process to make your team and leaders better. Two Types of Plans. Elliott Jaques.

First, the Plan – then the Execution

First Friday Book Synopsis

“If you don’t want to go to Plan B, have a good Plan A.” Alex, on Nikita “I love it when a plan comes together.” Randy's blog entries execution I love it when a plan comes together Michael E. Waddell Nikita planning Ron Hunter Jr. & Michael E. [.].

First, the Plan – then the Execution

First Friday Book Synopsis

“If you don’t want to go to Plan B, have a good Plan A.” Alex, on Nikita “I love it when a plan comes together.” Randy's blog entries execution I love it when a plan comes together Michael E. Waddell Nikita planning Ron Hunter Jr. & Michael E. [.].

A Christmas Newsletter from the Edmondson Family 2011

Ron Edmondson

He will graduate a semester early next December and then plans to attend seminary. Merry Christmas! We love it. It’s free.

November 2011 Edition - Strategy Execution Newsletter - On Managing Processes

Six Disciplines

With each successive pass, the master process helps your workforce learn how to build stronger strategies, plan better, communicate more clearly, and work more effectively together. Business Process Management articles (BPM Institute) (Oct 2011). Welcome to the November issue of the Strategy Execution Newsletter from Six Disciplines.

Leadership Evaluation Summary & Observations 2011

Ron Edmondson

Long-term planning. Related posts: The Team Evaluates the Leader, 2011 Edition. Below are the questions and the most repeated answers.

How To Start Fresh In 2011. | Rich Gee Group

Rich Gee Group

At that moment, all of our fortitude, our plans, and our dreams of change suddenly disappear in an instant. procrastination. Enjoy!

10 Reasons NOT to do Succession Planning

Great Leadership By Dan

I’ve listened to speakers and authors say that it’s imperative that every organization do succession planning. You don’t plan on doing anything.

The Usefulness of SWOT Analysis Before Strategic Planning

Six Disciplines

Step Back , is to get your leadership team to use their experience and judgement to begin narrowing the focus of planning toward your organization's most important strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats. Leveraging strengths. Minimizing weaknesses. Discovering new opportunities. Managing or eliminating threats.

Planning Path: Corporate Team Building Activity

Create Learning

Planning is a necessary part of EVERY TEAMS work. It unifies the organization and your planning process to make your team and leaders better.

Strategic Analysis and Planning

Rapid BI

When to use Strategic Analysis Strategic planning is the process of developing a shared vision of your organization’s future and deciding upon the major steps you will take to move the organization in that direction. A strategic analysis is one of the key phases and requirements to the development of any strategic plan.

CEO Gary Harpst on Strategic Planning (podcast)

Six Disciplines

The Rainmaker 'Fab Five' Blog Picks of the Week - A Look Ahead at 2011

Maximizing Possibility

 Below is a great collection of posts containing predictions, resolutions, trends, and thoughts for 2011. License.  Enjoy!

Product Management - Part 1: Managing Expectations using a Business Plan

Sidd Gavirneni

The ultimate tool that helps you win this battle is the Business Plan! If written well, after a detailed analysis, your business plan should have covered every aspect of your product's strategic direction - alignment with corporate strategy, the financial analysis, the customer requirements, etc.

Creating A Life Plan. Today.

Rich Gee Group

My life plan system is comprised of four areas: Create A Purpose Statement. You need to be resilient and stick to the plan. Today.

The January Leadership Development Carnival: Best of 2011 Edition

Great Leadership By Dan

This month's edition is a special "Best of 2011" collection of leadership development blog posts from many of our regular Carnival contributors.

How to Begin a Daily Quiet Time in 5 Easy Steps

Ron Edmondson

Christians Devotional Encouragement Faith Life PlanIt really isn’t as complicated as we often make it out to be. You need this. Quiet!

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7 Things Healthy Teams Check at the Door

Ron Edmondson

Leadership Life Plan Organizational Leadership Team Leadership Healthy Teams Teams7 Traits of a Great Team Member. Elements of a Healthy Team.

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Culture of Success: Preparation & Planning

The Leadership Advisor

Having a vision is important, but it must be complemented by preparation and planning. With a vision must come a plan.

Succession planning involves much more than succession

First Friday Book Synopsis

For reasons that continue to elude me (other than naiveté and myopia), leaders of most organizations still do not realize that succession planning involves much more than succession. In my opinion, these are the key points to keep in mind. Actively recruit for the talent, skills, temperament, and experience that you will need next [.].

My Advice: Don’t Always Give People an Answer

Ron Edmondson

Encouragement Family Life Plan Ministry ParentingI have a theory I practice often. Related posts: 3 Questions To Help Answer Difficult Issues.

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Plan:Do:Check:Act: Team Building Processing & De-Briefing

Create Learning

Here is the model; Plan. Even if the team is doing awesome every 3-5 minutes the action will stop and we will quickly go through the model.

Temporal Orientations: Time Matters in Planning


Planning advocates provide little assistance to the administrator in meeting these challenges. Another writer criticizing strategic planning. We still struggle with strategic planning, but perhaps part of that struggle is to do with our perspective on time itself. Administrative leadership: Planning and time perspective.

The Demise of Strategic ANNUAL Planning

Six Disciplines

A while back, Harvard Business Review published an article: Stop making plans; start making decisions. Most executives view traditional strategic planning as worthless. Second, it unfolds unit by unit—with executive committee members visiting one unit at a time to review their strategic plans. Their premise? The solution?

Execute a Plan Vs. Execute With Agiliy

Utpal Writes

Do you love plans? Do you think that the more perfect your plan, better your chances of success? Business Plans are useless?

10 Things You Can’t Change and 10 Things You Can

Ron Edmondson

Change Culture Encouragement Family Life PlanThere are some things we can’t change and some things we can. The circumstances around you.

The McKinsey Quarterly: Top Ten Articles for Third Quarter, 2011

First Friday Book Synopsis

Once again and to its great credit, The McKinsey Quarterly, published by McKinsey and Company, has created online access the Top Ten articles for third quarter (2011) as selected by its readers. In case you missed them, you can now check them out and join the conversation. Here are brief descriptions [.].

How Big is Your Big Picture?

Kevin Eikenberry

Change Decision Making Leadership Leadership Communication Success 10000 year clock big picture Jeff Bezos long term planning perspectiveOne of the roles of a leader is to provide the perspective that the rest of the team or organization might not see.