It has been said that vision without action is a dream, and action without vision is a nightmare.
In business and in life, it is important to not only know where you are going, but exactly how you plan to get there. The map to success is called your action plan. An action plan is the detailed strategy of how you will transform your vision into an achievable reality.
Often, when charged with completing a sizable task, the urge is to dive right in and start making progress. Resist that urge and take just a moment to carefully consider what you are trying to accomplish and the best way to execute on the goal.
Below are a few things to consider when developing your action plan.