Do you set goals in your business, for your family, or for personal accomplishments? Goals are a great way to move forward, provided you have supported the planning process with a specific action list, broken down into individual steps. An action planner is a great way to do this.
A good action plan will help you create SMART (specific, measurable, attainable, relevant and time-based) goals that can be broken down into bite-sized action items you can knock off one-by-one. It’s not only organized in a way that helps you keep track and make progress, but it also can be motivating because it allows you to build momentum.
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One of my favorite ways to track my goals and ensure I’m taking action is by creating a booklet or binder to keep everything organized and in one place. Below is a free download you can use to create your own planner. It includes blank spaces for you to write down your goals and create a plan for achieving them. The download also walks you through the goal setting and action planning process, providing tips to help you create an effective plan.
Ready to create your own action planner? Here’s how to do it:
- Download the free Goal Setting and Action Planner PDF file here.
- Bring it to your local FedEx Office® location or upload it into the online printer.
- Choose these printing options:
- Collated, single-sided copies
- Binder or coil-bound
- Tab or inserts if you want to keep individual goals separated