“For which of you, intending to build a tower, sitteth not down first, and counteth the cost, whether he have sufficient to finish it? Lest haply, after he hath laid the foundation, and is not able to finish it, all that behold it begin to mock him” (Luke 14:28-30).Text — Luke 14:25-30
The general assertion that failure to plan is planning to fail has remained a valid statement that is applicable in every undertaking of life. Planning in management refers to what steps to be taken to achieve a task. Planning provides direction for action. It creates goals and blueprints for completing a project or task. And you know, “Goals are dreams with a deadline and an action plan,” says Shiv Khera.
The Lord Jesus, the Master Builder and Planner, revealed the necessity of planning and goal setting in His earthly teachings. Researches in management studies have no other alternative formula to this basic truth that those who desire success must make adequate plan for its realization. The youths that desire to have the best grades in their final year exams to secure scholarships to study in top universities or to secure admissions to study desirable courses in prestigious universities must make planning a priority. In addition, they must have practicable study time tables and moderate television watching habits. As the year draws to a close, what are your plans for the future?
Planning provides direction
Have a practicable time table for study.
Prayer for today
Heavenly Father, grant me wisdom to plan, in Jesus’ name.