Choose a time period – for example, three years time. Be specific and write down the date. For example, if you have chosen three years as your period and you are answering these questions in August 2011, you would date your answers as August
The purpose is to paint a picture of what you want your life to look like at that time. Stretch yourself into your vision but be realistic. Are all your answers SMART? (Specific? Measurable? Attainable? Relevant? Time-linked?)
Enjoy this exercise.
What capital do you wish to have accumulated?
What are you earning?
What income are you generating on a regular basis?
How are you doing this?
How have you invested your money?
Where are you working?
What are you doing?
What opportunities are there for future growth?
And how are you going to achieve this?
Which people are significant in - your personal life, your business life and your community life?
How are you allocating your time? This is a big question as it covers: personal, business and community
How are you building your personal energy?
How are you conserving it?
How are you spending it?
What are you doing to eat healthily?
Physically, how are you going about being the best you can be?
Where are you living?
Knowledge and qualifications
How have you progressed in the last three years?
What new skills have you acquired?
What new qualifications have you achieved?
What are your goals for the next period?
What means of transport do you have or use?
Your personal brand is a resource.
How have you built it?
How are you promoting it?
How congruent is it to your business brand?
Yes, coaching is a resource.
What have you done to make sure that you are exposed to the right coaching for you?
How are you benefitting?
Your personal network is a powerful resource.
What are you doing to build and maintain relevant relationships?
How are you improving your skills as a networker?
What are you doing to expand your network in a meaningful way?
What groups of ‘like-minded’ people do you belong to?
What other groups give you a strong sense of belonging?
How ‘up to date’ are you?
Can you effectively incorporate the latest available technology where beneficial?
Once you have completed these questions, ask yourself what is missing. What other questions should be
You now have a fairly good idea of what you would like your future to look like. This is part of your vision, but
not the whole thing. If you’d like further help, you are welcome to contact me.