Why Planning is so Important Right Now


11 Reasons Everyone Can Use

The Reason.....I Plan

  1. Helps me stay organized, get current and clear with tracking projects, and enables a weekly review by having the details of the week in front of me.

  2. Helps with team collaboration and prioritization throughout our daily operations, and brings clarity to solving problems that I'm responsible for.

  3. Helps me list out everything I could do, then narrow it down to everything I should do.

  4. Helps me turn problems into projects by getting clear about the next step, setting reminders, and moving forward.

  5. Helps me to simply remember my customers names, keep track of conversations for proper follow-up.

  6. Helps me with strategy and forecast planning, to know what situations and conversations to get in front of.

  7. Helps me bring the details forward, for figuring out the right problem to solve and enables a proper AAR - After Action Review, and AWR - After Week Review.

  8. Helps me craft my day and my week to bring the highest value to my customers day after day, and align with their vision for a cleaner focus and understanding of what's important to them.

  9. Helps me meticulously plan my 168 hours a week to bring the best I have to my family, my customers, and my company. To balance and counter-balance tasks and projects that are energy intensive throughout the day.

  10. Helps to better define activities that Support my roles as a team member, an employee, a husband and father.

  11. Helps keep me from multitasking and drives highly focused and time blocked single tasking, through planning and prioritization.

  12. And most importantly this helps me realize that all time is not equal, by doing the right thing at the right time.

  • Minimize driving time during open business hours.

  • Spending a few extra minutes to visit and develop or cultivate a relationship.

  • Performing a preventive maintenance type of work, to prevent future calls for same issue.


To be the best I must use my best abilities, and recognize inefficiencies in my systems and processes to improve upon. Like the old adage says "If you want more of something, make it easier"


My goal is to keep my company with a seat at the negotiation table.

____(Reposted from Proflex Planner)