Developing the plan is actually laying out the sequence of events that have to occur for you to achieve your goal.
Divide your movements into easy-to-do sections. If you fail, divide again.
Do not plan for ventures before finishing what's at hand.
Don't be a time manager, be a priority manager. Cut your major goals into bite-sized pieces. Each small priority or requirement on the way to ultimate goal become a mini goal in itself.
Each man should frame life so that at some future hour fact and his dreaming meet.
Every well built house started in the form of a definite purpose plus a definite plan in the nature of a set of blueprints.
Everything someone does on a daily basis should be traceable back to an annual or quarterly plan.
Failing to plan is planning to fail.
Failure to prepare is preparing to fail.
Few people have any next, they live from hand to mouth without a plan, and are always at the end of their line.
First you write down your goal; your second job is to break down your goal into a series of steps, beginning with steps which are absurdly easy.
For every minute spent in organizing, an hour is earned.
For my part, whatever anguish of spirit it may cost, I am willing to know the whole truth; to know the worst and provide for it.
For the happiest life, days should be rigorously planned, nights left open to chance.
He, who every morning plans the transactions of the day, and follows that plan, carries a thread that will guide him through a labyrinth of the most busy life.
I am prepared for the worst, but hope for the best.
I have always thought that one man of tolerable abilities may work great changes, and accomplish great affairs among mankind, if he first forms a good plan, and, cutting off all amusements or other employments that would divert his attention, make the execution of that same plan his sole study and business.
I have never yet seen any plan which has not been mended by the observations of those who were much inferior in understanding to the person who took the lead in the business.
I'm just preparing my impromptu remarks.
If we can't figure something out in three weeks, we probably shouldn't bother.