Tag Archives: Planning

Is Business Planning Really That Difficult?

Planning is a strength of mine. It’s a strength that I’ve worked hard to develop. Whether a client is good at planning or not, I can usually contribute knowledge, expertise, and skill to their business or marketing planning activities that … Continue reading

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Recovery Stage 4: Setting the Course

I am a planner at heart. Setting the course comes naturally to me. I like to think about the future and try to plan my way through the various possibilities in order to achieve the future I desire (and people … Continue reading

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Recovery Stage 3: Balance and Order

Most of the time, my “organization” is apparent in the results, not in the appearance of order.  I’ve been slacking off in this regard (both at home and at work); but, generally speaking, I know where to find whatever it … Continue reading

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Get a Jump on the New Year

A great way to start out the New Year is to create a rough marketing plan for the entire year: What do you want to accomplish this year? I want to publish my memoir. I want to market my memoir … Continue reading

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Layers of Story

The fiction piece I’m working on started with the confluence of a scene with a concept.  The scene was of a young woman gathering herbs in the forest, showing herself very much at home within the confines of an environment … Continue reading

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Ending at the Beginning

A lot of writers like to sit down and write out their story without a thought for who will want to read it or what they want to say or even where the story will go. There’s nothing wrong with … Continue reading

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Acting on the Plan

If you have a marketing plan, then you’re one step closer to being able to market your work effectively.  If it’s a good plan, then you have work to do before your book hits the market.  But having the plan … Continue reading

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