10 Action Plan Writing Tutorials

If you want to learn how to write Action Plans, need some examples, samples and templates to download, then this series of tutorials will get you started.

Sample Action Plan Checklist

You can use this sample Action Plan as a starting point for planning new projects. It can also be adapted for other business activities, such as school, software or personal development plans.

The Benefit of a Daily Action Plan

Are you the type of person who likes the ‘idea’ of planning but not the actual planning itself? Me too. Action plans may be the answer. Here’s how I use them. Benefits of a Daily Action Plan

10 Step Action Plan to Increase Sales

It’s easy to confuse Action Plans and To Do lists? From one angle, they both have the same objectives. What I find is that I often end up with lots of to do lists, which are really hard to keep track of. And, it’s very difficult to see if they’re working or making any real difference. Action Plan to Increase Sales

A motivation tip from Michael Phelps

It’s interesting to watch the reaction of athletes after they’ve won (or lost) a race. Michael Phelps had just won his fourth of five medals. But he wasn’t taking the fifth for granted.

‘We’re not there yet.’

Winning the fifth would be just as hard, if not harder, than the first four. What does this mean for you? How can you apply this to your business?

Michael Phelps on Motivation

How to Track Job Opportunities with Action Plans

When creating Job Action Plan, use a simple record keeping tool, such as MS Excel, to keep track of all the efforts in your plan of action. This means that every step gets tracked and you can see where you need to make any corrections to the plan. Likewise, if you make many calls – and don’t track them – you may call them twice by accident. How to Track Job Opportunities with Action Plans

How to Improve Action Plans with To Do Lists

To bring your Action Plan to life, create a To Do list in MS Excel. Once you have developed your Action Plan, you need to allocate time to each activity. To Do lists are one of the simplest ways to track, monitor and improve your Action Plan’s tasks. How to Improve Action Plans with To Do Lists

Use Job Search Action Plans To Find Work

If you’re looking for work, create a Job Search Action Plan to define the activities you need to perform to get hired. These guidelines work for full-time, permanent and contract roles. The key is to keep the Action Plan simple so it brings you closer to landing your next job and improves your chance of employment. Using Job Search Action Plans To Find Work Faster

How to Create Sub Goals

Last week, we looked at how to create goals for your Action Plan. The next step is to drill down and create sub goals. This lets you work on the smaller tasks necessary to complete the high-level actions. How to Create Sub Goals

The Lazy Man’s Guide to Action Plans

If you have never written an Action Plan before, you want to know, how do I get started, what needs to go into the Action Plan, and can you show me some samples? In this series of tutorials, I will help you define your Action Plan; give examples to download; show you how to format your MS Word templates. The Lazy Man’s Guide to Action Plans

Action Plans: 7 Questions, 7 Answers

Write your Action Plan so that it is achievable, measurable, and effective. When writing your next action plan to achieve a particular goal or outcome, use the following guidelines to reach your objective faster.


The Beginner’s Guide To Writing an Action Plan

If you need a sample action plan to get your business in shape, then use the following guidelines to design your next MS Word template. An Action Plan is a series of steps that helps you achieve your goals in measurable ways. The key is to tie your goals to targets you can reach – and measure your success at each step! Here’s how to do it. The Absolute Beginner’s Guide To Writing an Action Plan

10 Ways to Improve Productivity

Use Performance Action Plans to help employees improve their performance at work by identifying goals which are realistic, practical and measurable. Here are ten practical ways to create performance reviews. Performance Action Plans: 10 Ways to Improve Productivity

Strategic Plans: 7 Mistakes?

Need to create a Strategic Action Plan? Your business will benefit from using an Action Plan to link your business goals to your strategies. This plan lets your develop a series of tasks that you can assign to targets and review as they are accomplished. Strategic Action Plans: Are You Making These 7 Mistakes?

What is an Action Plan?

Before we start talking about action plans, let’s define what it is. Once we agree on this, we can move on and look at how to create an action plan that works for you. What is an Action Plan?

Action Plan: How to Get Started

Looking for a sample Action Plan? You can use these guidelines to create a MS Word template to convert your business goals, plans, and ideas into an effective Action Plan.

Remember, the best way to write these documents is to make it simple and easy for others to use, especially for Marketing activities. How to start your first action plan