4. May 2010 16:18
Few people will disagree that clear plans make doing work easier. If you know what you need to do, the amount of uncertainty and stress you experience is reduced.
But how do you know what you need to do? If you are unclear about what needs to be done, you are forced to guess. Guessing is made even harder if managers or other people you are working with keep changing their priorities. This can be described as “moving the goal posts”.
Often I ask managers “Do you have a plan?” The answer is usually “Yes”. But when I ask to... [More]