Getting Things Done with a Business Action Plan
Article by: Sara Pantaleo
Action plans help you get things done; scheduling those objectives and taking action will have you getting things done like never before. The best part is that we’re not just doing something to be productive; our actions are strategic, ensuring we are moving the ship in the right direction and kicking big goals along the way.
With an action plan, you can be more focused and organised with your time. This keeps you out of the day-to-day mentality of just ticking things off for the sake of it. With an action plan in place, you’ll always have clear direction and avoid getting lost. Action without direction is pointless; a well-thought-out action plan ensures you’re making the right moves. An action plan focuses on high-value tasks and investments; this ensures the consistent best use of your time.
Your action plan will have timeframes for each action step so that you can track progress towards achieving all steps on your action plan – the timelines let you know when items need attention and keep you on track to achieving your strategic goals. The timelines are crucial to ensure you get things done in the business.
Your action plan is tied to strategic goals, ensuring you get things done and achieve big things along the way. Your action plan makes achieving goals faster and smoother.