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Chapter 7 - Organized Planning
We have heard it said many times that the "Think & Grow Rich" book
is not only about making money. The principles in this book can be
applied to any area of our life.
This chapter is a perfect example of it applying to any area of our
life. We know that we need to have organized planning when building
a business but do we consider the organized planning we should have
in creating a successful personal life.
As Jean Chatzky points out "Every minute you spend looking through
clutter, wondering where you put this or that, being unable to focus
because you're not organized costs you: time you could have spent
with family or friends, time you could have been productive around
the house, time you could have been making money.
As Michael Dlouhy reminds us "Remember, How You Do Any thing is How
You Do Every Thing"
So if we live our personal lives in chaos we will probably build
our business the same way.
Peter Drucker tells us "Unless commitment is made, there are only
promises and hopes... but no plans."
In order to build a successful business and personal life
we need to have organized plans on how to achieve that success.
Peter Drucker states "Plans are only good intentions unless they
immediately degenerate into hard work."
It takes hard work to create a successful business but it also takes
hard work to create a successful personal life that is not full of
clutter and chaos. When we create and implement a good organized
plan and implement it into all areas of our lives we will be successful
without the stress.
Napoleon Hill tells us "The majority of men meet with failure because
of their lack of persistence in creating new plans to take the place of those