Tag: life planning

Plans Won’t Help You, But Planning Will


Planning is a process. Plans are an event. Events become obsolete.

The Financial Life Time Line


Ages and stages help you organize your plan

Life Plans Are Challenging


Balance is an important element of life planning.  Perhaps understanding balance would make it a little easier to achieve success. The word “Balance” has many meanings, but for the purpose of life planning two matter the most: From Wikipedia definition 2) – a condition… Continue Reading “Life Plans Are Challenging”

Planning Is Applied History


History instructs, but only if you seek the meaning. Contrary to the old adage, history does not repeat itself.  Mark Twain may have thought it through most effectively.  “History does not repeat itself, but it rhymes.”  We will do well to look at history… Continue Reading “Planning Is Applied History”

Planning Is Balance


“Money is like gasoline during a road trip. You don’t want to run out of gas on your trip, but you’re not doing a tour of gas stations. You have to pay attention to money, but it shouldn’t be about the money.”   – Tim… Continue Reading “Planning Is Balance”

If It Works, They Don’t Ask How


Something that has lasted a long time will probably last a long time more.  This simple observation can form the basis for some kinds of decisions.  We make a mistake when we grow bored or complacent about old things that have worked for a… Continue Reading “If It Works, They Don’t Ask How”

Optimized And Perfect Are Not The Same


Life is funny. There seems to be no certain way to get everything you want. A key element of life is determining what matters to you most and getting more of that and less of something else that does not matter or matters only… Continue Reading “Optimized And Perfect Are Not The Same”

To-Do Lists


The To-Do list is an unexceptional management tool.  Everyone does one and it allows several good things to happen: Hard to forget things Easy to prioritize things Feels good as you catch up Motivates you as you fall behind Nonetheless, it is a trap.… Continue Reading “To-Do Lists”

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