This means that there will be six rises, each 175mm (7"), which gives us a total height of 1050mm.
We coded our plans green (done), yellow (in progress) and red (stopped), and discussed our progress, issues and next steps. Similarly, keep your life plan on track, but make it fun.
My wife and I meet monthly on the weekend to review our goals for the year. We celebrate what we’ve accomplished, talk about what’s next and discuss blockages.
If you’re never going to take that English literature class, take it off. Your life plan is flexible, but what’s important is to stay focused on your big goals.
You don’t want to be lying on your deathbed regretting you never went to Paris. We have already achieved 90% of what we wrote in our original life plan, such as taking our daughters on a family trip to Italy and moving to the Columbia River Gorge and starting a business together.
Since then, we have added many goals around home improvements and travel (Nantucket this year).
Looking ahead, we’re also discussing when we transition our business, different careers we might want, and imagining what retirement might look like.Unfortunately, the beginning of the year is also one of the worst times to make a major change in your habits because it’s often a relatively stressful time, right in the middle of the party and vacation season.Don’t set yourself up for failure in 2010 by vowing to make huge changes that will be hard to keep. Calculate your life expectancy and then get planning.When I worked at Nike, we had weekly project check-ins with our teams to review our progress against our action plans.We create plans for everything: new businesses, product launches, vacations. A few months after Melinda and I married, we pulled out a six-foot-long sheet of butcher paper. Take a few days for this digging, and then take a few more days to let the experience sink in. We are visual creatures, and there is magic that happens when you write down your goals on a timeline and have it in front of you every day.