THE PLANNING PROCESS TO FOLLOW
Find where you're at - Take the key relationship tests, start with the simplest:
Determine where you want to be - write it out - See Vision and Goals section below.
Decision to close the gap
(Or at least proceed through checking out the feasibility; See: "Encouragement")
Build these into your plan
Follow the Checklist Of What To Know In Order To Be A Good/Great Partner
The Plan Itself
be taken in business (business is the area where results are produced; it's just that these
results are produced in a different form of "profits").
Learning - The Basic Psychology involved
The Methods That Are Effective - See Methods under Communication.
Purpose, Mission, Vision - What do we want? Why?
Stages of a Relationship - Making a choice that will determine your relationship future Activities - What will we do together that will enhance our "togetherness"?
Commitments, Agreements, And Rules - See the so titled section in Communication
Identifying the barriers or potential barriers - Applies both to "relationship" and to personal
psychological sensitivies and reactivity
The efffectiveness methods that will be used - Decide which will be useful: See the Methods
What resources will we use?
Use the tests (decide which and how often) - See above in "Initial Planning".