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The Four Types of Planning in Management

Photo by rawpixel on Unsplash What is Planning? It’s such a common word, but what specifically do we mean when we say ‘we are going to do some planning’? The word ‘plan’ is a heteronym, which means it can be both a verb (action/doing word) and a noun (a thing). The action of planning is often spoken about…

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How NOT to Plan Your Project

Plan Your Project The traditional message about how to plan your project is flawed. You’ve probably heard the old adage: to fail to plan is to plan to fail. And, if you only plan you will also fail. We are told to plan your project by only focusing on what you have to do. Typically…

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Plan Your Year Podcast

In Episode 57 of the Ideas Architect Podcast we share three of our most popular recent blog posts all on the topic of how to plan your year. The first part shares the ten questions I use to plan my year. The second part focuses on creating and sharing your word or theme for the…

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Ten Questions to Plan Your Year

What’s the best thing you can do on New Years Day? Apart from recover from last night’s celebrations, you can plan your year ahead. To help you create your best year yet, here are the 10 questions I ask myself each year on New Year’s Day… Review Last Year I always start with a review…

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Lesson 2: Have a Direction Not a Plan

As part of the Commit or Kill campaign for Book Rapper, here’s Book Rapper Lesson #2. Planning Things My bias in life is to plan things. Therefore, it’s probably not a surprise for me to declare that I have a Masters Degree in Architecture. Architects are the ultimate planners. That’s all they do. They don’t build…

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