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The short- term plan, then, is an operative plan defining goals in writing and clearly indicating how these goals are to be carried out...

Author: American Management

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A plan is a list of actions arranged in whatever sequence is thought likely to achieve an objective.

Author: John Argenti

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Whatever failures I have known, whatever errors I have committed, whatever follies I have witnessed in private and public life have been the consequence of action without thought.

Author: Bernard M. Baruch (1870-1965)

Profession: American Financier

Most plans are just inaccurate predictions.

Author: Ben Bayol

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We need a sense of the value of time -- that is, of the best way to divide one's time into one's various activities.

Author: Arnold Bennett (1867-1931)

Profession: British Novelist

A first-rate Organizer is never in a hurry. He is never late. He always keeps up his sleeve a margin for the unexpected.

Author: Arnold Bennett (1867-1931)

Profession: British Novelist

To bother about the best method of accomplishing an accidental result.

Author: Ambrose Bierce (1842-1914)

Profession: American Author, Editor, Journalist, "The Devil's Dictionary"

The method of the enterprising is to plan with audacity and execute with vigor.

Author: Christian Nevell Bovee (1820-1904)

Profession: American Author, Lawyer

I have never yet seen any plan which has not been mended by the observations of those who were much inferior in understanding to the person who took the lead in the business.

Author: Edmund Burke (1729-1797)

Profession: British Political Writer, Statesman

You can never plan the future by the past.

Author: Edmund Burke (1729-1797)

Profession: British Political Writer, Statesman

Meticulous planning will enable everything a man does to appear spontaneous.

Author: Mark Caine

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At all times it is better to have a method.

Author: Mark Caine

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A trend is a trend is a trend. But the question is, will it bend? Will it alter its course through some unforeseen force and come to a premature end?

Author: Alec Cairncross

Profession: Scottish Economist

To be prepared is half the victory.

Author: Miguel De Cervantes (1547-1616)

Profession: Spanish Novelist, Dramatist, Poet

There is in the act of preparing, the moment you start caring.

Author: Winston Churchill (1874-1965)

Profession: British Statesman, Prime Minister