Now it’s time to take action. You should have in mind what you want to do, and what skills you’ll need to make it happen. Planning is actually a continuous process, rather than a one-off activity.
Spending time assessing and reflecting on your goals helps to make them more actionable. When setting a goal, consider the EXACT model:
Addressing all of these elements improves your chances of success. Of course, life can get in the way of our plans, so it’s important to review and adjust them when necessary.
You can download and complete this Career Action Plan (PDF) to assist you with the steps you need to take. And you might also try the workbook from The One Thing website to identify your purpose and goals.
Best of luck!