The Personal Business Plan: A Blueprint for Running Your Life

The Personal Business Plan: A Blueprint for Running Your Life

Stephen Bruyant-Langer

Language: English

Pages: 195

ISBN: 1118744136

Format: PDF / Kindle (mobi) / ePub

Plan for success

No one would embark on a business venture without a thorough and coherent plan. So why are so many of us happy to stagger through life with no real plan – just going with the flow, seeing what happens? It’s time we gave our lives the same importance we give to our business exploits. The Personal Business Plan offers a practical, field-tested method for effectively planning out what you want from life and exactly how to achieve it. It will change the way you look at yourself, your job and your career. This is an essential toolkit for all ambitious career professionals who want to know how to thrive in their job and simultaneously become a happier and more effective person. Creating your own personal business plan will help you to define your purpose, plan your actions, break through limiting beliefs and reinvent yourself.

• Written by a top executive coach and head-hunter with the world’s leading Talent Management and Executive Search firm who has changed the lives of thousands of people
• A field-tested methodology for identifying your mission, setting your critical success criteria, defining your agenda, keeping to the point and become more fulfilled and happier
• A complete life view – how to excel in your chosen career and simultaneously enjoy a happy personal life












got started, (Fortune, August 25, 2009). Read more: 2 How Can I Thrive? “Life is not a rehearsal” Unknown One thing has amazed me more than anything else – the simplicity of the recipe for sustainable success, personal as well as professional. And let me give it to you straightaway: The secret behind sustained success is doing more of what you like doing, doing less of what you don't like doing and learning

results and to protect their own interests instead of merely performing by excellently solving the case. From an executive search consultant's perspective there is significant positive signal value related to an ambitious female leader building her character. In the following box, I have listed a few suggestions of how you can improve your career. Depending on your specific lifecycle situation some will be more relevant than others. Feel free to pick and choose in order to improve your own

way. It describes young, moldable, and brilliant people who have relatively little self-confidence and therefore need to prove themselves over and over again. You can't find a much more powerful motivator than this – and everybody wins! I would suggest that to offer meaningful work is the greatest motivator in the world. And in this context it may be fruitful to use Quadrant II105 thinking (please refer to figure 19). This involves categorizing tasks and decisions according to their urgency and

structural shifts in the markets. Alignment: to create incentives for better performance. In your case alignment is about reducing friction between your goals and the goals of your environment. It is possible for you to set up a goal that overpowers the limitations that are built into your environment. Your life ambition has made the limitations irrelevant, simply because the limitations are temporary whereas your life ambition is permanent. At any point in time you are able to define in what

the Role of Top Management: Beyond Structure to Process (Harvard Business Review, January–February 1995). Gladwell, Malcolm, Outliers, The Story of Success (Little, Brown, 2008). Goleman, Daniel, Working with Emotional Intelligence (Bantam, 1998). Goleman, Daniel, Richard Boyatzis, and Annie McKee, Primal Leadership: Realizing the Power of Emotional Intelligence (Harvard Business Press, 2002). Hamel, Gary, Leading the Revolution, (Harvard Business School Press, 2000). Hamel, Gary, Management

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