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Part I: Introduction to Planning > A Definition of Planning

Chapter 3. A Definition of Planning

Planning is the design of a hoped-for future and the development of effective steps for bringing it about.

  • It’s a rational, systematic method of decision making and problem solving.

  • It combines your experience, knowledge, and skill with realistic assessments of where you are and where you’d like to be.

  • It points out the risks you face in charting a course into an unknown future.

  • It helps you identify the hazards and opportunities that can determine your chances of success.

  • It shows you how to turn opportunities into attainable goals within specified periods of time.

  • It helps you reach critical milestones on the road to success.

  • It makes you think of your future in terms of facts instead of fantasies.

  • It gives you the power you need to control your future.


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