CHECKLIST FOR SUCCESS
IT DOESN'T JUST HAPPEN
tba, there's enough to work on here, but let me know when you need me to add a few finishing touches.
This is a "serious checklist", meaning it is not "for show" but that it is complete, to follow with rigor. To "get to" success, you must follow The Program For Success In Life, but use this checklist to fill in the holes and to bolster up the key skills and procedures to insure that success happens! Those who are unsuccessful (low achievers) will object to how much work is needed to reach the levels of effectiveness to be successful in life! [To succeed, you must be highly proactive and "at cause in the matter of your life" - this means that when you are going through this checklist and where you see something that is not linked to yet, that you enter the term yourself into the search engine and then choose the links from that piece to get down to any depth and/or breadth you need in order to fully understand and implement (get results).]
__ Decide # of hours a week to study.
__ Consider setting up a Success Notebook. (You create it, print, use tabs. How To Set Up.)
__ Enter them into a task management systems as todos, with tickles as needed.
Below, check off those items you are doing and circle those you need to do. Then schedule it (tickle in a calendar) to review this every quarter year.
LEARNING (Sorry, you cannot skip this part to be solidly successful.)
Define what success is for you (initially, upgrading it later - which is essential)
The principles for success - Have them in a reviewable place (such as The Traits of successful people (and develop them!) Absolutely essential: Completion instead of wishful thinking using shortcuts
The effectiveness skills (see below)
Highly developed skills where it matters (first, though others can be developed also, of course)
Skills to increase success:
Learn to read well and fast
Learn to learn well and fast
Key competencies required in your field (identified first, then develop
Discipline of only proceeding after prioritizing by impact (importance)!
Top, higher level integrated skills necessary for a great life.
Sufficient "Mastery Learning" of skills and knowledge that is needed to succeed at whatever it is Self-power (dependent and powerless can't work) - See the program for developing that power.
Committed standards for running whatever it is you're running (including your life!!!)
PLANNING AND MANAGING LIFE (Successful people do not live haphazardly.)
All these items would be included:
Plan, Goals, steps, eliminate barriers/obstacles
Set standards, rules
The checklist for daily success
Set aside needed time to work on self/business/whatever-is-needed, rather than just being "in it". (5-10 hours/week?)
Equipment maintained very well so it serves you
anything short of highly functional!
Effective time management - Follow a pre-designed schedule that fits you, for day/week. Example.
Learning (what to learn, level to learn it at [Mastery Learning]
Good habits, practices
Maintaining a good mood, high energy, and practicing positive attitude.
No unrealistic control - Such control is very costly and very ineffective!
Set up effective systems and controls
Establish, refine procedures, checklists for all the is repeated and necessary
Methods (pretemplated or self written procedures, checklists)
Measuring and holding oneself accountable
Key measures of success reviewed and done at least weekly (build into schedule)
Make yourself accountable to others (very "stimulating", cutting off some
Effective Use Of Resources
Identifying and effectively utilizing resources
And tools to use for success
Partnering for success
Coaches, mentors, consultants, etc.
Know What It Takes To Be Successful
Use already-successful templates, models, etc.
Copy, don't reinvent, don't design from scratch (huge time required!)
Copy the successful
Know what it takes to be successful
Create a checklist for success in a business of your type (plus add personal touches)
Key performance indicator, key actions calendar
weekly monthly quarterly Yearly