I was talking with a client yesterday about eating right and staying on track then she said this saying “The 7 p’s to success are Proper and Prior Planning Prevents Piss Poor Performance.” After going home and having time to sit with that saying and let it resonate, the recipe to success is exactly what this saying is. You wouldn’t start driving from PA to CA without a plan, it’s the exact same thing for life, having a plan to follow will make all the difference in your success. Success is about planning, it’s where opportunity and perpetration meet (the definition of luck, according to Webster’s), it’s about staying on course when things go awry.
Think about it, when you’re trying to lose weight do you just sort of hope that you are going to lose weight or do you do some research on workouts and diets that have worked for other people or maybe hire a personal trainer who will help you create a plan and then execute it? Either way you go there is a plan involved. Even if the plan is as simple as cutting out Pepsi and Coke from your diet it’s still a plan and will result in progress and a healthier you.
When it comes to anything in your life whether it’s weight loss or your career, Plan for it to avoid Piss Poor Performance, the best things come to those that Plan!