Planning for Tomorrow Starts With Our Planning Today

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Inspirational Power Quote

 

Planning for Tomorrow Starts with Planning Today

 

"The best time to plant a tree

was 20 years ago.

The next best time is now."

 Chinese proverb

  

As I see it. . . . . . . .

Planning for our future starts with planning today. 

We can always look back with regret on missed opportunities and the things that we did not do.  

The key to our future is not to dwell on the past or to repeat the missed opportunities of the past but to use our past experiences as a learning experience for the future.   

Planning for our future is planning for our success. 

The best time to begin planning for our future is today. Begin by laying out the roadmap for your success journey. 

Know where you want your success journey to take you and how you'll get there.

Invest your time in planning before you start your journey. The time invested in planning will give you better direction, shorten your journey, and keep you on course.

Lou Ludwig, Sales and Management Consultant, Inspirational Speaker, Trainer, Educator and Author

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Gabrielle Kamahele Rhind
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HI LOU!  I once heard a motivational speaker encourage people to use the 10 - 10 - 10 rule:  with every decision and action think about the impact it will have in 10 minutes, 10 months and 10 years. Nice thought for tonight!  -- Gabrielle

Mar 20, 2009 08:20 PM #3
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Lou Ludwig
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Hi Pat

Great insight on your part.

Thanks for your comments.

Lou

Mar 20, 2009 08:35 PM #4
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Lou Ludwig
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Hi Ron

Thanks for your comments and stopping by.

Lou

Mar 20, 2009 08:36 PM #5
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Lou Ludwig
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Hi Gabrielle

That was very good advise.

Thanks for your comments.

Lou

Mar 20, 2009 08:38 PM #6
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Endre Barath, Jr.
Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices - Beverly Hills, CA
Realtor - Los Angeles Home Sales 310.486.1002

Lou, why shorten the journey? Is it not the journey vs the Destination?

Mar 20, 2009 08:49 PM #7
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Lou Ludwig
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Endre

The journey consistes of many stepping stones.

Thanks for your comment.

Lou

Mar 20, 2009 09:12 PM #8
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Lara O'Keefe
North Texas Home Finders - McKinney, TX

Lou, I agree! Success is a plan, not just a string of accidents.

Mar 20, 2009 09:30 PM #9
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Lou Ludwig
Ludwig & Associates - Boca Raton, FL
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Hi Lara

Life is a plan and on purpose.

Thanks for your comments.

Lou

Mar 20, 2009 09:45 PM #10
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Linda Bourgault
lulugraphix-creative photography & fine art - Flower Mound, TX

Hi Lou—There is a grand plan, but if we do not do our part for our life plan it's no one's fault except our own. Planning always pays off... then when something spontaneous occurs you actually have time to enjoy and appreciate it... otherwise you may miss it! Thanks for an inspiriing post. Have a great weekend!

Mar 20, 2009 11:49 PM #11
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Janice Roosevelt
Rory Burkhart Team, Keller Williams - West Chester, PA
OICP ABR, ePRO,Ecobroker

The power of now is now

Mar 21, 2009 06:33 AM #12
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Zane Coffin
Century-21 Homestar - Geneva, OH
(Geneva Ohio Real Estate Agent)

Lou very good thoughts...but remember to have a back-up plan ...because things do happen that could change things in the future...peace zane

Mar 21, 2009 06:57 AM #13
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Mark MacKenzie
Phoenix, AZ

What a GREAT quote.

I try to avoid having regrets in my life.  One of the ways I do this is by acting in the "now".  That way I don't have to worry tomorrow about not doing something today. :)

Mar 21, 2009 08:32 AM #14
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Toula Rosebrock
Diane Turton, Realtors, Forked River, NJ - Lacey Township, NJ
Broker/Sales Associate, Realtor, Lacey Township,
Hi Lou: I like this quote... How true - How true!
Mar 21, 2009 10:00 AM #15
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JL Boney, III
Russell and Jeffcoat - Columbia, SC
Columbia, SC Real Estate

I have read many good proverbs in my day, but I have never heard this one before. However, it does bring a smile to my face and certainly rings true.

Mar 21, 2009 08:44 PM #16
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Lou Ludwig
Ludwig & Associates - Boca Raton, FL
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Hi Linda

We are in control of our planning.

Thanks for your comments.

Lou

Apr 02, 2009 09:32 PM #17
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Lou Ludwig
Ludwig & Associates - Boca Raton, FL
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Hi Janice

You have it right.

Thanks for your comments.

Lou

Apr 02, 2009 09:33 PM #18
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Lou Ludwig
Ludwig & Associates - Boca Raton, FL
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Hi Zane

You are correct we have to have a plan B.

Lou

Apr 02, 2009 09:34 PM #19
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Lou Ludwig
Ludwig & Associates - Boca Raton, FL
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Hi MArk

The Power is in the now.

Thanks for your comments.

Lou

Apr 02, 2009 09:35 PM #20
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Lou Ludwig
Ludwig & Associates - Boca Raton, FL
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Hi Toula

Thanks for stopping by and your comments.

Lou

Apr 02, 2009 09:36 PM #21
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Lou Ludwig
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Hi JL

I felt the proverb was very interesting.

Lou

Apr 02, 2009 09:38 PM #22
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