“A goal without a plan is just a wish.”
– Antoine de Saint-Exupéry
“Cheshire Puss,…Would you tell me, please, which way I ought to go from here?”
“That depends a good deal on where you want to get to,” said the Cat.
“I don’t much care where–” said Alice.
“Then it doesn’t’t matter which way you go,” said the Cat.
“–so long as I get SOMEWHERE,” Alice added as an explanation.
“Oh, you’re sure to do that,” said the Cat, “if you only walk long enough.”
– Alice in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll
Want to know a secret? In my personal life, I am not a great planner. It actually isn’t much of a secret to any of my friends who have had plans with me that I have had to change at the last minute because i have messed my calendar up. Thankfully, I have pretty patient friends (or at least they don’t talk about their frustration in front of my face.)
Business though… that is different. There I am a planner. Why? I think the quotes above sum it up perfectly. This month, a collection of blog posts about planning your success on the web.