Strategy and Planning

Purpose Driven Planning #10: The 25 Compelling Visions!

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“A vision without a task is but a dream, a task without a vision is drudgery, a vision and a task is the hope of the World.” From a church in Sussex, England, ca. 1730

Super helpful quote to have in mind, you don’t want to spend your time day-dreaming, dabbling and doing nothing about your goals and on the other side you don’t want to get stuck in the work that you forget what It is that you’re aiming for.

As a continuation of our emotional mastery segment, I would like to point out a statement, and that is “Be on your mission.” Set extraordinary goals and have something you’re aiming for.

Decide whether each goal should be realized in 1 year, 3 years or 5 years. To the right of each goal write a 1, 3 or 5 to show this timeframe. This does not have to be exact, just a quick approximation.

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25 Compelling Visions for My Next 5 Years:


























Now choose the top one year goal.
The activities required to achieve the goal:











Order the activities in 3 segments:
MUST:











SHOULD:











WANT:











For example, when I did this exercise the host of the seminar gave a perfect example, a banal goal of hosting a dinner.

MUSTS: Invite the guests, make a food supply, set a time and date.
SHOULDS: Pick out background music for the dinner, ask if someone’s allergic to something, clean the house, arrange the napkins in origami style.
WANTS: Make your favorite dish.

Work primarily on the musts, not the shoulds and wants initially

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My name is Stefan Tosic, there’s a slim chance you came across one of my videos on Youtube and possibly know who I am, but for those who don’t, I am an 8 years lifetime natural bodybuilder, fitness and self-development Youtuber, college student of IT and business, amateur kick-boxer, guitar player…The list goes on. Not saying this to brag but to showcase how I’ve managed to juggle multiple activities and roles at a very young age and have decent success in all fields of my life while still feeling driven more than ever to head out for more. As far as my role in Perficient, I am an associate technical consultant.

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