To reach a destination you need to know where you are starting from. Scanning your landscape is an essential step in understanding your starting point, and all the pluses and minuses.
"A goal is just a wish without a written plan". Larry Elder
The power of writing down a plan is immense. Research suggests that chances of achieving goals are significantly increased when committed to in writing.
"Between the idea and the action falls the shadow."
Breaking personal goals down into achievable chunks is a fundamental part of executing a plan.
"What gets measured gets done". Peter Drucker
Everyone has a bias for being overly enthusiastic in what they want to achieve. Monitoring allows feedback so motivation for the life of the plan can be maintained.
People can not accurately predict the future, however they can make their best hypothesis and act on it.
Adapting to the realities is what makes a robust PersonalPlanTM and successful execution of that plan.
A coach is an essential partner in assisting and improving your performance as well as helping you remain on track with achieving your goals.