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Take A Few Minutes And Write A Plan Of Action

Updated on October 19, 2012

Save Time And Energy

Simple as it may be we are lazy

We start are day by memory and work our way through

To often we say I know what I have to do

Lets take a closer look and see if our thoughts really are true

Most of us have a job that we work our life around

We have done it so often we have a routine

It might change day to day or week to week but we just adjust mentally

Thinking as long as I know my schedule for this week

I am all set next week I will deal with that when it comes

In the morning we get up to start our day

Once again we have things we want to do

Even though the paper in pen is within reach we never grab it

Why bother

Well if you were a business would you not count your money in the register before you start

Go blindly into the day and hope it all turns out right

Have no schedule for employees and tell them when they want to work that is fine

When they come to work let them do what ever they want

I don't think so

If you treat your life as a business you would be surprised how quickly we change our tune

The people we meet and our time become so much more precious

We would spend less time wasting time and doing things that take away from the life that we want

Too much t.v. or just not caring

The bottom line time is money and any boss will soon let you know

Keep busy and very few let you say I am going out for awhile and be back later

I just don't know when

See how long you can get away with I don't feel like working today maybe tomorrow

Remember your personal life is more important than work

If you don't think so answer this question

Do you work to live or do we live to work

If we love work so much why do we take days off ?

Why do we count the days till our next vacation ?

Can't wait for the holidays to come so we get an extra day off

We would work straight through

Because we have a life and work gives us the opportunity to enjoy what we do

If we write our plans we can easily see how our life is transformed

Little steps that make every job easier

More free time to enjoy all the things we love in life

Some people do make a things to do list and that works fine

They are able to list their priorities one by one

Checking them off as they go

I go a little farther than that

I save my lists to see what changes in my life happen so slowly

Then I can see how easily I lose focus or when my time is wasted

A little reality check

Most people don't want to know the truth

They don't want to be reminded they don't go to the gym any more

Even though it was so important only six months ago

If your like me your life is filled with so many things to do

You run out of time before your through

It is easy to see when we don't spend as much time with our pet

When we put off cleaning until we have no choice but to get it done

Anything I don't do I circle so I can review at a later date

If it is still important I will make sure it gets done

If not I can see it wasn't really important as I thought it would be

It is funny how our friends also change over time

We all have patterns that our life follows

If you are happy with your results then you are a good planner

If you would like more time in your day or finding yourself palying catch up by the end of the week

A good written plan of action might do the trick

Only you will know if it works or it doesn't

Remember if you were a business would you be putting a sign in the window

Open For Business or Out Of Business

Why wait till it's to late

Make a few changes and you can put a new sign in the window

When you get so much more done

Be back in two weeks on vacation

Have a nice day


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    • DREAM ON profile imageAUTHOR

      DREAM ON 

      6 years ago

      kj force You talk from experience.I hope I don't get burned out.Then I will take every plan and throw them out.Life is fun to plan but you and I both know a plan is a plan that starts out good and within time sometimes has it's weak points and mistakes.So we make changes along the way.My plans are never written in stone.They are flexible like the weather in New England.You can say sunny and warm in the eighties.Then when that day comes over cast and slight showers with a little breeze.Go figure.Life is one big challange.have fun with it and only then we can see the beauty come out in a magnitude of ways.I looked over your plans and I loved your creativity.Now I add amendments to my plan.Thanx for the new ideas.

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      6 years ago from Florida

      DREAM ON...I have always had a plan to make a plan that I can plan my day...but every time I try to plan someone gets in my way...but I will still try to plan my plan, cause I like what you wrote.. "Take a few minutes and write a plan of action " ...may become famous quote !!! loved your hub..very interesting...

    • DREAM ON profile imageAUTHOR

      DREAM ON 

      6 years ago

      hi friend Thanx I try.Wouldn't it be great if we could all go on vacation a few more times in a year.Enjoying the life we work so hard for.Making things happen.Staying happy and making it through those tough times.We can if we practice planing and achieving are plan one day at a time.Enjoy the rest of your day it is absolutely beautiful here.

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      hi friend 

      6 years ago from India

      Really interesting hub.

    • DREAM ON profile imageAUTHOR

      DREAM ON 

      6 years ago

      picklesandrufus I love people that make plans.They have desires and want more out of life.They have goals and try to achieve them.Even if their life doesn't go as expected they are ready to give it their all and have a ball each day no matter what.I believe we all have a purpose in life to do something better than anyone else in the world.It is up to us to find it.Some people with little talent go far beyond to do extraordinary things.While other people with great talent do nothing.Go figure.I was blessed with the power of thoughts even though I have not found my true calling.I will not stop until I can share my life with other people so they can see what I see.Feel what I feel.Appreciate the love of life with every breath.It is not about being the best it is about being special and sharing and caring with every thought.Thanx so much.

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      6 years ago from Virginia Beach, Va

      I agree! My plans are written down all the time. Can't really function without a plan...may not complete everything, but it is a guideline to make me more productive. Good hub.

    • DREAM ON profile imageAUTHOR

      DREAM ON 

      6 years ago

      Gypsy Rose Lee You are doing it right now.The plan is never to be finished with the plan.It is only to increase productivity and positive results.It is to push far beyond what any one person could do.To stretch the boundaries and have an endless list that goes on for years to come.That is a challange and exciting and fun.Don't get to overwhelmed.When you see the results and knowing that before doing it your old way you would only accomplish one third of what you have now done.You know have a wonderful track record like a dog at the races.You can see where you finished on every race.You leave nothing up to chance.You take action and have a beautiful world to show for it.I could go on and on but I will run out of lines.Great job.Please keep in touch.Thanx so much.

    • DREAM ON profile imageAUTHOR

      DREAM ON 

      6 years ago

      fpherj48 To yourself for finding out how to get more done in less time every time.I got my reward seeing you share something so dear.A friendly thought and so much more.You have read my story and even agreed with my far out philosophy.What more could I ask for.Thanx so much.

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      Gypsy Rose Lee 

      6 years ago from Riga, Latvia

      I agree a plan of action each day is a great idea. However it is not always easy to do. Why? Well it seems that each day there are things I have to do which take priority and then things I should do get pushed back a day or two. Finally I have a great problem making ends meet and some days there are just too many things to do and I just want to give up but I never do. Will consider trying to write up small plans and gradually build them up.

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      6 years ago from Beautiful Upstate New York

      Very useful and interesting. You speak truth and fact! I confess I needed that pep talk....that little "reminder" and wake-up call! Thank you so much.....where do I mail the check?? You've done a wonderful thing here! I can be a stubborn old girl!....LOL........UP++

    • DREAM ON profile imageAUTHOR

      DREAM ON 

      6 years ago

      Vocalcoach I am always surprised to see comments from different hubbers.I love all your work and I find it a challange just to write when I really want to read , read and read.I force myself not to get lost in other peoples work because I will never get anything done.I guess that is one of my biggest problems is to stay focused.I look at my own plan and many times I go way off course.Each day I come a little bit closer and get more and more things done.I love to share my struggles as well as my fun.Feel free at anytime to e-mail me I love suggestions and all the help I can get.Most of all you make me so pleased that you enjoyed something I have said.Hopefully it will bring out a little sunshine where there was none.Thanx so much.

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      Audrey Hunt 

      6 years ago from Idyllwild Ca.

      Thanks for this interesting hub. A great way to begin my day. Eager to read more of your articles. Sharing with others!

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      DREAM ON 

      6 years ago

      Austaliancoupons Do you have any favorites.Thanx so much for the information and helpful tips.Have a great day.

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