The most successful people I know are those who can see ahead, and then plan for what’s to come. Businessman, Paul J. Meyer said, “Productivity is never an accident. It is always the result of a commitment to excellence, intelligent planning, and focused effort.” Planning not only only makes us more productive, but it helps with innovation, preparation, and can help us with predictions for the future and sales forecasting. Yes, success typically comes to those who plan and are focused on the road ahead.Productivity is never an accident. - Paul Meyer Click To Tweet
So, if you’re not one who likes to plan, here are three reasons to become more mindful with planning your future:
Everyone should have a backup plan. As an entrepreneur, I have two businesses and I’m working on a third. Why? Because I have never been one to put all my eggs in one basket.
Last week, we talked about how tragedy will come at some point, so this tells us that we need to have a plan in place for when it happens. I’m not being pessimistic, but I am being realistic. If we know something is going to happen, shouldn’t we prepare for it?
This being said, here are the three things that every backup plan should consider: