Best 35 Quotes & Tweets on Planning

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1

Writing a business plan is easy. Getting people excited about it is easier. Adapting the plan to the real world and getting results is hard

Mark Cuban

Mark Cuban

@mcuban

2

When making plans, think big. When making progress, think small.

James Clear

James Clear

@JamesClear

3

When failure is expensive, plan carefully. When failure is cheap, act quickly.

James Clear

James Clear

@JamesClear

4

Build small habits, but make big plans. (1) Keep your daily actions small. Strive to get 1% better every day. (2) Keep your daily mindset big. Think about how you can play a bigger game. Always start small. Never play small.

James Clear

James Clear

@JamesClear

5

A goal is a desired outcome. A strategy is a desired outcome combined with a plan for achieving it. Create strategies, not goals.

James Clear

James Clear

@JamesClear

6

It’s good to have a plan, but it’s also good to avoid getting fixated on one version of success.

James Clear

James Clear

@JamesClear

7

The art of living well is a dance between extremes. Planning for the future vs. being present in the moment. Seeing the big picture vs. focusing on the details. Working hard vs. relaxing fully. On then off. Off then on. The challenge is knowing which move life calls for now.

James Clear

James Clear

@JamesClear

8

Successful people: - Have an environment that removes the need for willpower. - Seek and implement critical feedback. - Put themselves in uncomfortable situations. - Spend more time as students than teachers.

Sahil Lavingia

Sahil Lavingia

@shl

9

When the cost of failure is high, plan before you act. When the cost of failure is low, act before you plan.

David Perell

David Perell

@david_perell

10

Start now. Optimize later. Imperfect starts can always be improved. Obsessing over a perfect plan will never take you anywhere on its own.

James Clear

James Clear

@JamesClear

11

Fundamental skill: Planning, organizing, and executing projects. No matter what you do, from cleaning your house to to running a company, life is a series of projects. Life is a game of project management.

David Perell

David Perell

@david_perell

12

My rules for business: 1) Team up with people who work fast. 2) Communicate in long-form writing as much as possible. 3) Do two kinds of planning: weekly planning and quarterly planning. Then, execute. 4) Learning and sharing the best of what I learn is my marketing strategy.

David Perell

David Perell

@david_perell

13

Write your next business plan in code.

Naval Ravikant

Naval Ravikant

@naval

14

Give knowledge work the same respect that great athletes give their sport. Train every day, write detailed improvement plans, and surround yourself with people who push you towards excellence.

David Perell

David Perell

@david_perell

15

The perfect to-do list is one item long.

Sahil Lavingia

Sahil Lavingia

@shl

16

You can’t hit your goals without having a plan for how you’re going to hit your goals

Matthew Kobach

Matthew Kobach

@mkobach

17

Growing your social media following is like getting fit: • It won’t happen overnight • Consistency is key • Create a plan • Adjust that plan as needed • Shortcuts do more harm than good • Results compound after time • Never compare yourself to fitness models

Matthew Kobach

Matthew Kobach

@mkobach

18

Evolution isn’t about perfection ... it’s about being good enough to survive ... adapting to dynamic environments without plans.

Shane Parrish

Shane Parrish

@ShaneAParrish

19

Plan the journey with the assumption you will never arrive.

Jack Butcher

Jack Butcher

@jackbutcher

20

Evolution isn’t about perfection ... it’s about being good enough to survive ... adapting to dynamic environments without plans.

Shane Parrish

Shane Parrish

@ShaneAParrish

21

The most beautiful form of planning is dreaming.

Brian Norgard

Brian Norgard

@BrianNorgard

22

While you make plans, they make progress.

Jack Butcher

Jack Butcher

@jackbutcher

23

When you plan for averages you underestimate catastrophic risk.

Shane Parrish

Shane Parrish

@ShaneAParrish

24

The simpler the plan, the harder it is to stick to.

Jack Butcher

Jack Butcher

@jackbutcher

25

If you don’t have a plan, you can’t fail. If you don’t fail, you can’t get better.

Jack Butcher

Jack Butcher

@jackbutcher

26

Social media strategy: A plan to achieve a goal Social media tactics: How to execute the plan Both are essential

Matthew Kobach

Matthew Kobach

@mkobach

27

Build plans on top of principles.

Jack Butcher

Jack Butcher

@jackbutcher

28

Write first. Plan your online persona second. Here’s why this works: When you write about what you’re uniquely interested in, you end up attracting like-minded people. The weirder your writing, the better. Write about what interests you.

David Perell

David Perell

@david_perell

29

You shouldn't expect to fail, but you should plan for failure. The fastest way to get back on track is to know what to do when you're off it

James Clear

James Clear

@JamesClear

30

Setting goals can be useful for planning your progress, but you need to design a better system to actually make progress.

James Clear

James Clear

@JamesClear

31

The secret to consistently getting in flow while working is upfront planning.

Hiten Shah

Hiten Shah

@hnshah

32

Knowing when to adjust your plan is just as important as coming up with a plan

Matthew Kobach

Matthew Kobach

@mkobach

33

Mute noise, make signal.

Jack Butcher

Jack Butcher

@jackbutcher

34

Building stuff is relatively easy today. Building demand for stuff is hard. Plan accordingly.

Katelyn Bourgoin

Katelyn Bourgoin

@KateBour

35

Lists are better in odd numbers, and best in threes. I don’t know why, but I know it’s true.

Matthew Kobach

Matthew Kobach

@mkobach