A version of this article originally appeared on PRWeb.
For many, the New Year represents a fresh start. As 2013 comes to a close, millions of people begin thinking about their hopes and goals for the coming year. But how many will actually enter 2014 with a plan?
Just as a successful business requires a mission and a plan, so does a fulfilling life. In The Joy of Strategy: A Business Plan for Life (Bibliomotion, September 17, 2013) Allison Rimm provides a structured, step-by-step program to create a business plan for life. Through conventional business techniques and unconventional wisdom, The Joy of Strategy is the go-to-guide for achieving personal and professional satisfaction.
In the book, readers will learn how to:
- Find their purpose in life
- Envision their idea of success
- Measure their overall satisfaction with the Joy Meter
- Perform a time and emotion study
- Get on a productive path and stay the course
Readers can find additional tips and strategies to achieving success and happiness on Allison’s blog. Here are five simple tools that readers can use to build a joyful New Year:
1. Define a mission.
2. Face and conquer any roadblocks.
3. Create a vision of what success looks like.
4. Develop a plan to achieve that vision.
5. Execute your plan, and be accountable to someone else!
Click here to download a sample chapter from The Joy of Strategy.
As quoted in The Boston Globe, Allison shares how she achieves happiness and personal success in work and life throughout the day:
“I start each day by setting an intention. I just spend a few moments thinking about the really big things I want to get done today. I will not allow myself to get to the little things like the 150 e-mails. I keep the big things front and center so they guide my actions through the day, and by the end of the day, I will have accomplished those things.”
Upcoming author event:
Join Allison at the Boston Public Library (Central Branch in Copley Square) on Tuesday, January 7th to learn more about how to build a joyful plan. Allison Rimm will show participants how to get motivated, organized, and on their way to achieving their goals in 2014.