It’s Not What You Plan, but the Order of Your Plans That Will Guard Your Intentions and Protect You From Disappointment \\ Mini Planning Session


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You know what I am learning? There must be order to your order if you want to avoid failure; this will make sense in a moment. It’s time to plan so grab your planner and let’s walk out this new month together in today’s mini planning session.

We are fresh into a new fall month boss-sister. I followed my first of the new month – by-day-2 rule – I’ve looked ahead into October and settled my plans by October 2nd. Have you? For me, I only have Pastor Appreciation Month and Halloween on my radar this month. This means, I’ve purchased a card and gift card for my pastor, and pumpkins and candy for Halloween. Completing these tasks by the second day of the month is how I avoid procrastination. You may recall that last month I did not follow my by-day-2 rule because that weekend was Labor Day and I wanted to hit the Labor Day sales since I had three birthdays to buy for last month. Well Phyllis, that got me completely off track. I felt like I was shopping all month and up to the last minute because I did not stick firmly to buttoning up everything by Sept 2nd. I’m calling this a LFOI fail – lol.

This fail reminded me just how good my by-day-2 rule is, and that is the practice of solidifying all the new month’s plans and completing associated purchases by the second day of the new month. So I was thrilled to kick off October like I like!

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