As the year winds down, panic can begin to set in as you begin to think another year is going by without serious thought given to your 2016 planning. As with anything else of value, it isn’t going to get done unless you commit time, brain power and a serious level of importance to doing it.
There is still time to build the frame that you will hang your plans on. Sure, the year is winding down, and a holiday brain can take over if you let it. But you can get some meaningful plans in place before January. Here’s how:
BOOM! You have the framework of 2016 planning for the new first quarter. Set a date on the calendar to revisit the list two months from now. Sure, you could flesh this all out in a far more strategic and detailed way, but heck, when the end of the year is staring you in the eye—this is a solid way to know a sound direction in the months ahead.