Create a mission statement to keep focused on what's important.
Create long-term and short-term goals documents.
Create a general task list associated with these goals.
Create a specific tasks list associated with these goals.
Work the general and specific tasks into a monthly document broken down by week and day. Include in this monthly document any deadlines and any tasks that you need to perform but that are not connected to your long-term and short-term goals.
Make a list of your strengths and weaknesses and the gray places in-between:
Five Year Plan:
One Year Plan:
"We all experience life changes, and when we do, we have to modify our goals to reflect those changes. Each change carries with it a range of pitfalls and opportunities."