MY GOALS TODAY» Keep you awake» Maybe make you laugh» Get you thinking» Dare you to do some stuff» Be available to chat
WHAT TO EXPECT» Quick introduction» Myths about planning» What to plan» How to take action» Q&A
WHO IS THIS GUY?Activator. Strategic thinker.Some say I talk too much.I plan to spend my life helping people.
4 MYTHS
1. A PLAN IS SET IN STONE
"I dont know what to do. This one is certainlytrue. The question is, why does that botheryou? No one actually knows what t...
SUCCESS IS A DIRECTION NOT A DESTINATION
2. I CAN’T DO IT
3. DON’T NEED TOWRITE IT DOWN
"If you donʼt know where you aregoing, youʼll end up someplace else"- Yogi Berra
4. IT HAS TO BE 30 PAGES
PLAN = SIMPLE. FLEXIBLE.    DRIVES ACTION.
WTP?
1. WHO ARE YOU?
TAKE INVENTORY» StrengthsFinder 2.0» Core Values» Where Will You be in 5 Years?
"When Im trusting and beingmyself... everything in my lifereflects this by falling into placeeasily, often miraculously."- ...
2. MONEY MATTERS
BREAK-EVEN BUDGET =    EXPENSES +      WAGES +     SAVINGS +       PROFIT
TAKE IT SERIOUSLY » Admin Monday » My Green Box » iCal Reminders » Second Set of Eyes
"Is your financial house in order?"- Galia Gichon, DownToEarthFinance.com
DO YOU KNOW WHERETHE MONEY COMES FROM?
TRACK ALWAYSREVIEW MONTHLYQUARTERLY GOALS
3. MARKETING
NEEDS vs. WANTS
DON’T MISTAKEMARKETING FOR SALES
I DARE YOU TO TWEET!     #CFCDARE
4. JUICY GOALS vs. BLAND
BLAND: LOSE WEIGHTJUICY: TAKE A MONTH OFF  AND HIKE 211 MILES
I WANT TO MAKE $____
HOW TO MAKE IT JUICY » Dream Big » Take Inventory » Make it Visual - Get Detailed » Paint Yourself in a Corner » Take Acti...
WTP? KNOW YOUR COREFINANCIAL HOUSE IN ORDER   MARKETING NEEDS     BIG JUICY GOALS
#CFCDARE
NOW WHAT?
ACCOUNTABLE TO THE PLAN
ACCOUNTABLE TOTHOSE IT AFFECTS
ACCOUNTABLE TO THOSE  WHO KNOW MORE
BOARD MEMBER PROFILE » Variety of Perspectives » More Successful Than You » Someone You Respect
MY CHALLENGE FOR YOU...
LION. BEAR. SNAKE.
PLAN OR NOT?
#CFCDARE
WHAT SAY YOU?
CONNECT WITH ME                           LukeMysse.com                           @LukeMysse                           Me@...
To Plan or Not to Plan?
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To Plan or Not to Plan?

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These slides were presented by Luke Mysse at the 2011 HOW Creative Freelancers Conference in Chicago.

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To Plan or Not to Plan?

  1. 1. MY GOALS TODAY» Keep you awake» Maybe make you laugh» Get you thinking» Dare you to do some stuff» Be available to chat
  2. 2. WHAT TO EXPECT» Quick introduction» Myths about planning» What to plan» How to take action» Q&A
  3. 3. WHO IS THIS GUY?Activator. Strategic thinker.Some say I talk too much.I plan to spend my life helping people.
  4. 4. 4 MYTHS
  5. 5. 1. A PLAN IS SET IN STONE
  6. 6. "I dont know what to do. This one is certainlytrue. The question is, why does that botheryou? No one actually knows what to do.Sometimes we have a hunch, or a good idea,but were never sure. The art of challenging theresistance is doing something when youre notcertain its going to work"- Seth Godin, LinchPin
  7. 7. SUCCESS IS A DIRECTION NOT A DESTINATION
  8. 8. 2. I CAN’T DO IT
  9. 9. 3. DON’T NEED TOWRITE IT DOWN
  10. 10. "If you donʼt know where you aregoing, youʼll end up someplace else"- Yogi Berra
  11. 11. 4. IT HAS TO BE 30 PAGES
  12. 12. PLAN = SIMPLE. FLEXIBLE. DRIVES ACTION.
  13. 13. WTP?
  14. 14. 1. WHO ARE YOU?
  15. 15. TAKE INVENTORY» StrengthsFinder 2.0» Core Values» Where Will You be in 5 Years?
  16. 16. "When Im trusting and beingmyself... everything in my lifereflects this by falling into placeeasily, often miraculously."- Shakti Gawain
  17. 17. 2. MONEY MATTERS
  18. 18. BREAK-EVEN BUDGET = EXPENSES + WAGES + SAVINGS + PROFIT
  19. 19. TAKE IT SERIOUSLY » Admin Monday » My Green Box » iCal Reminders » Second Set of Eyes
  20. 20. "Is your financial house in order?"- Galia Gichon, DownToEarthFinance.com
  21. 21. DO YOU KNOW WHERETHE MONEY COMES FROM?
  22. 22. TRACK ALWAYSREVIEW MONTHLYQUARTERLY GOALS
  23. 23. 3. MARKETING
  24. 24. NEEDS vs. WANTS
  25. 25. DON’T MISTAKEMARKETING FOR SALES
  26. 26. I DARE YOU TO TWEET! #CFCDARE
  27. 27. 4. JUICY GOALS vs. BLAND
  28. 28. BLAND: LOSE WEIGHTJUICY: TAKE A MONTH OFF AND HIKE 211 MILES
  29. 29. I WANT TO MAKE $____
  30. 30. HOW TO MAKE IT JUICY » Dream Big » Take Inventory » Make it Visual - Get Detailed » Paint Yourself in a Corner » Take Action Daily
  31. 31. WTP? KNOW YOUR COREFINANCIAL HOUSE IN ORDER MARKETING NEEDS BIG JUICY GOALS
  32. 32. #CFCDARE
  33. 33. NOW WHAT?
  34. 34. ACCOUNTABLE TO THE PLAN
  35. 35. ACCOUNTABLE TOTHOSE IT AFFECTS
  36. 36. ACCOUNTABLE TO THOSE WHO KNOW MORE
  37. 37. BOARD MEMBER PROFILE » Variety of Perspectives » More Successful Than You » Someone You Respect
  38. 38. MY CHALLENGE FOR YOU...
  39. 39. LION. BEAR. SNAKE.
  40. 40. PLAN OR NOT?
  41. 41. #CFCDARE
  42. 42. WHAT SAY YOU?
  43. 43. CONNECT WITH ME LukeMysse.com @LukeMysse Me@LukeMysse.com From your mobile,snap to connect or visit LukeMysse.info

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