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Before you do any more detailed planning, before beginning to discuss or actually take action, determine what success would look like, what needs to be accomplished.
What will success look like? What problem are we trying to solve? What will be different when we are done?
Write down the big picture Roadmap (the various dimensions of the project) so important components will not be forgotten and unnecessary steps will be eliminated.
You will be able to work backward from the destination, review your objectives, and debate various approaches before getting bogged down in the detailed steps.
Identify the tasks that must be accomplished. You need to know: what, who, when, how and how well.
The most common mistake here is stopping with the What and Who.
Useful for identifying the most optimal ways to spend your time.
The pie chart represents the total amount of time available within a chosen period of time. The time is limited and because it reinforces the idea of scarcity, you are forced to prioritize.