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My Life Plan – How To Manage Your Life, Be Productive, Balanced, And Create Lasting Fulfillment

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life planDo you want to find out how you can manage your life so that you can be more productive, balance, and create lasting fulfillment?  

Most people struggle with balance in their lives and are often stressed when trying to manage all the different areas of life – whether it be your career, business, finances, relationships, health, fitness, family, friends, etc…  that’s why it’s imperative to have a system that you can follow so that you can really manage all the areas of your life effectively and make continual progress towards where you want to be.

I recently put out a video to address this challenge.  I have a specific system that I’ve modelled from Tony Robbins in his Time Of Your Life program – it’s called his RPM Life Management System (RPM stands for Rapid Planning Method).  It’s really revolutionized my life in many ways, and I’ve since modified it and created a spreadsheet (attached in this blog post) that works well with the method.

In this blog post, I’m going to go into details about the entire process – it will show you exactly how to create an ultimate vision, purpose, identity, 1-year/90-day/30-day outcomes, action plans, and how to measure yourself on a weekly basis.  Not only that, but you will go through this process and create a vision/purpose/identity for each area of your life, which will create even more clarity to what you want in your life and help you achieve it faster.

In the video blog recorded below, I share the entire process from start to finish, and give personal examples of my life that you can use when you create your own life plan.  Check out the video below.

(Click here to watch the video on YouTube)

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Your Ultimate Vision For Your Life

The first step in designing your life is to create a compelling vision of who you’ll become and what you want your life to ultimately be like.  This is a very powerful part of the process, as your ultimate vision is what will drive you and really excite you – it gives you something to look forward to on a continual basis.  

Without a vision, people perish.

I’ve found that what most people lack in life is a really compelling vision.  In fact, it’s not that most people are lazy or bored, it’s that they have an impotent vision – nothing to look forward to.  Without anything to look forward to, what reason do you have to do anything?  What reason do you have to get out of bed?

In the video, you can see that I’ve used powerful language and really described who I want to be and what I want my life to be about.  The key is to discover the right vision for you, as it’s different for everyone.  What would really excite you?  What do you want your life to be about?  If there were no limits or obstacles, what would you want your ultimate vision to be?  These are all great questions to ask yourself.

Take a moment and answer these questions.  You can write it out in a journal, or you can use the spreadsheet that I’ve created that you can download and keep on your computer, or keep it online using Google documents.  I personally keep it online on Google documents so that I can access it anywhere in the world (including on my iPhone in the video), and I’m continually updating it.  Click here to download the My Life Plan spreadsheet.

  • What is the ultimate vision for my life?
  • What do I want my life to be about?
  • If there were no limits, what would be possible for my life?
  • What do I want for each area of my life?

Examples:

“To be a successful leader, coach, speaker, blogger, and internet marketer that creates incredible products and services that makes a difference in the lives of others worldwide.”

“To build my own foundation to help those in need.”

“To be 180 lbs at 8% body fat.”

Your Ultimate Purpose For Your Life

ultimate purposeYour ultimate purpose for your life is what will give you the fuel to really go after your ultimate vision.  It’s the REASONS to get yourself to follow through – the fuel for the life.  It all starts with asking yourself, “Why do I want this?”.  For me personally, I just make a list of reasons of why I want to achieve this vision – why I’ll do whatever it takes.  You want to really think about it, as when you want something bad enough, you will do almost ANYTHING to make it happen.  When you discover your powerful purpose and reasons why, you’ll create ultimate leverage on yourself.

If you have a strong enough WHY, you can make anything happen.

Ask yourself these questions and get out your spreadsheet to fill it in:

  • Why do I want to fulfill this ultimate vision for my life?
  • What will achieving this ultimate vision give me?
  • How will achieving this ultimate vision enhance each area of my life?
  • What will it cost me if I don’t make it happen?  What are the ultimate consequences?
  • What are my reasons for following through?
  • How will I be able to help more people? 

Examples:

“To be a role model and inspiration to others.”

“To be financially free – to do what I want, when I want.”

“To be happy and really live life to the fullest – to do what I was put here for.”

Your Identity

Your identity is essentially who you are and what your stand for in your life.  It’s all about how you define yourself, as your identity is merely a sum total of your beliefs.

Human beings will do anything to remain consistent with how we define ourselves.

When you really discover who you are and begin living by it, your entire life will change.  To make your ultimate vision happen, you need to grow and improve who you are – you need to become the type of person that can make your dreams a reality.  It all begins with defining who that person is, who you ultimately want to be in this life.

Ask yourself these questions and get out your spreadsheet to fill it in:

  • Who am I?
  • Who do I ultimately want to be in this life?
  • If I were to look up my name in the dictionary, what would it say?
  • If there were no limits, who would I be?
  • How would I define myself?

Examples:

“I am an amazing son, brother, uncle, strategist, marketer, coach, speaker, etc…”

“I’m a mover and shaker of possibility.”

“I’m physically fit, healthy, and vibrant.”

Your Code Of Conduct

Your code of conduct are the standards that you hold yourself to each day no matter what happens.  I usually make a list of about 10 standards that I strive to live up to, which is a good reminder for yourself to see how you’re showing up in your life.  This is something (along with the other sections of this blog post) that you can put up around your house to remind yourself of continually.

Ask yourself these questions and get out your spreadsheet to fill it in:

  • What are the standards I want to hold myself to each day?
  • What is my code of conduct?

Examples:

“To be fun, playful, and outrageous.”

“To be healthy and energetic.”

“To be an example of all the good thats possible in peoples lives.”

Your Categories Of Life For Continual Improvement

Now that you’ve discovered your ultimate vision, purpose, identity, and code of conduct, next is to get into the specific categories of your life.  As we all know, there are categories for each areas of life that we continually need to improve and grow.  If you don’t grow, you die – it’s as simple as that.  The first step is to really identify the different areas of your life that are important you to continually focus on and expand.

I break life down into essentially 8 areas, but it can vary for you depending on how many businesses you run or other areas that are important for you to focus on.  Here they are:

1. Health & Fitness
2. Emotions
3. Relationships
4. Finances
5. Career/Business
6. Family
7. Friends
8. Spiritual

You could always chunk family/friends into relationships, or change it around – it’s totally up to you.  It’s important to be flexible with this entire process and customize it to fit your life.

It’s also important to make sure that you really make each category of your life compelling and exciting.  The way that I do that is by changing up the language so that I can describe it in a way that sounds cooler.  For example, instead of “Health & Fitness”, I call it “Physical Power: World Class Health And Fitness”.  Which would you rather focus on?  The latter sounds far more awesome to me.

Ask yourself these questions and get out your spreadsheet to fill it in:

  • What are the different areas of my life?
  • Which areas of life do I need to focus on for continual improvement?

Examples:

“Emotional Power: Unlimited Juice and Vitality”

“Absolute Financial Freedom”

“Internet Marketing Freedom Facilitator” 

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Your Ultimate Vision For Each Category Of Your Life

Once you’ve discovered the different categories of your life, next is to come up with an ultimate, compelling vision for each.  You want to go through the same process as described above.  Also, I really encourage you to be as specific as possible when describing your ultimate vision.

For your health and fitness, what would your vision really be?  What would the weight be?  What would your body fat % be?  How would you look in the mirror?  How would you feel on a continual basis?  How would you feel when you wake up in the morning?  You get the idea – but the more questions you can ask yourself, the more specific you can be, and the more likely you are to make it happen.

It’s also a great idea to get pictures or images that you can put around your house, on your computer, phone, or anywhere that you can see it on a regular basis.  This will help make it more real for you and really inspire you on a regular basis.

Ask yourself these questions and get out your spreadsheet to fill it in:

  • What is the ultimate vision for each area of my health/fitness?
  • What is the ultimate vision for my emotional life?
  • What is the ultimate vision for my relationships?

And so fourth, continue those questions for each area of life.

EXAMPLES:

“To be 170 lbs at 8% body fat, with unlimited energy and vibrancy throughout the day.”

“To be financially free, making $1,000,000/year passive income from my internet businesses.”

“To be in an incredible, loving, amazing, passionate relationship with the person of my dreams.”

Your Ultimate Purpose For Each Category Of Your Life

Next you’re discovering your reasons WHY and your ultimate purpose for each category of your life.  Again, repeat the same process mentioned above.  This is what will juice you and give you the motivation to really go after what you want.

Ask yourself these questions and get out your spreadsheet to fill it in:

  • Why do I want to achieve this vision for my health/fitness?
  • What will being financially free give me?
  • How will having this amazing relationship enhance my life?

And so fourth, continue asking yourself these types of questions for each area of your life.

Examples:

“To be able to look in the mirror and feel proud.”

“To be able to travel the world and really enjoy my life fully.”

“To never have to worry or stress about money again.”

Your Identity For Each Category Of Your Life

Now it’s time to discover your identity and who you want to be in each area of your life.  By defining your identity and roles, you will be more motivated and compelled to spend time in these areas.  Again, for you to achieve your ultimate vision, you need to enhance your identity and beliefs to be the type of person that can make this vision a reality.

If your identity for yourself is, “I’m over weight” or “I am lazy”, then how are you going to make any vision a reality?  You need to change how you define yourself, which will therefor change your behaviours and how you will show up.

Ask yourself these questions and get out your spreadsheet to fill it in:

  • Who do I want to be in the area of health/fitness?
  • What’s a role or identity that will make me want to spend time in this area?
  • How would I describe myself in the financial area of my life?

And so fourth, continue asking yourself these types of questions for each area of your life.

Examples:

“I’m a lean, mean, fat-burning machine.”

“I’m an agent of transformation.”

“I’m a creator of the good life.” 

Your 1-Year/90-Day/30-Day Outcomes

Now that we’ve covered the higher purpose stuff, it’s time to really focus on your specific goals and outcomes for each area of your life.  For setting any goal or outcome, you want to make sure you’re as specific as possible and each goal has a deadline.  For example, you wouldn’t want to have your goal be, “I want to lose weight.”  That’s not clear at all – how much weight would that be?  1 lbs?  10 lbs?  50 lbs?  Clarity is power.

I usually set 1-year outcomes, 90-day outcomes, then 30-day outcomes.  Sometimes if your goals are too distant it becomes easy to disassociate from them.  That’s why having long-term and short-term goals are important.  You also want to break down each goal.  For example, if your 1-year outcome is to make $100,000 year, perhaps your 90-day outcome would be to make $80,000 a year, and then your 30-day outcome be to make $60,000 a year.  Get it?

Ask yourself these questions and get out your spreadsheet to fill it in:

  • What are my 1-year outcomes in each area of my life?
  • What are my 90-day outcomes in each area of my life?
  • What are my 30-day outcomes in each area of my life?

Examples:

“I will make $100,000 a year passive income by December 31, 2013.”

“I will be 180 lbs at 8% body fat and have unlimited energy by December 31, 2013.”

“I will spend quality time with each member of my family at least once a week by December 31, 2013.”

Your Action Plan

Once you’ve discovered your goals and outcomes, next you need to discover the specific actions you need to take to make them a reality.  What would be the plan that, if you followed it, would guarantee that these goals become a reality?  This is essentially the steps, the strategy, to reaching your destination.  Again, you want to be specific with this.  Don’t just say, “I need to workout.”  Instead, your actions should be, “Workout 3x a week”.

Ask yourself these questions and get out your spreadsheet to fill it in:

  • What is my action plan for making these goals a reality?
  • What steps would I have to take?

Examples:

“Do research on which niche or market to get into.”

“Run for 30-minutes, 3 times per week on the treadmill.”

“Call each member of my family once a week.”

Measuring Your Progress On A Weekly Basis

We’re almost finished!  First, I want to congratulate you for making it this far.  If you actually went through this process and answered these questions for your life, you have a specific plan for your life that 99.9% of the planet doesn’t.  You’re ahead of the game.  It amazes me how many people have no idea what they want for their lives.  But, you now do – you have a plan, a future, something to strive for.  Congratulations, you have my respect.

Once you have clarity and all the information set up, the rest becomes easy.  The final step is to make sure that you have a regular ritual of checking in and measuring each area of your life.  For me, going through this process and reading my vision, purpose, goals, etc… every week works best.  The more often you can measure something, the better – it will help remind you of what’s really important in your life and why you’re doing what you do.

As I said, the key piece is to make sure you’re measuring yourself on a regular basis.  As I said in the video, progress is the goal (not perfection) – it’s what will make you very happy and fulfilled.  And you must be growing and making progress in each area of your life, otherwise you’re dying.

In the spreadsheet, I have a certain section where you can add the date for the week and then simply rate yourself on a scale from 0-10 in each area of your life.  This is a good way to measure yourself by giving yourself a regular rating, so that you can see which areas are lacking and which ones are strong.  If some areas are falling behind, all you need to do is put more focus into it for the following week.

Where focus goes, energy flows.

You can’t manage something if you don’t measure it.  The more often you measure each area of your life, the better.  For example, I always make sure I’m measuring my weight and body fat every week.  The same goes with my finances and where my spending is going.  Without measuring on a regular basis, how do you really know if you’re progressing or not?  You don’t.  That’s why this has to become a MUST.

Putting This System In Action

We’ve come to the end of this massive blog post.  It’s crucial to make sure that you follow through and go through each of these steps – you deserve it for your life.  It will give you the direction that most people lack.  Not only that, but it will give you an edge over yourself and others.  Think about how much better your life will be by having this system in place?  How you will have more motivation, be more productive, and more fulfilled?

Once you have everything set up, it’s imperative to make sure that you implement a weekly ritual to review things and make any modifications.  Again, it goes back to the measuring piece.  One of the biggest mistakes people make in society is they set their goals or outcomes for their life on New Years, and then they literally forget about it… the next time they check in is usually the year after, which is ridiculous.  Don’t fall into this mistake.

There was an interesting study done at Yale University where they surveyed their students about goal setting.  Guess what they found out?  Only 3% of their students had set goals for their lives.  Isn’t that crazy?  But here’s the crazier part – they followed up with the students 20 years later and discovered that the 3% that had set goals were much happier, more confident, and lived much more fulfilling lives.  But that’s subjective, right?  Here’s something more specific – the 3% of students had a net worth that was worth more than the entire 97% of students combined.  Isn’t that staggering?  THAT is the power of this – the power of having a life plan.

Give yourself this gift.  It will change your life.  If you have any questions, post them below by posting a comment.  Or, if you’d like to share your vision or goals, I’d love to see them!  Feel free to share. 🙂

One last thing!  If you want to learn more about this, I recommend Tony Robbins Time Of Your Life program, which goes into everything in much more detail.

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My Life Plan – How To Manage Your Life, Be Productive, Balanced, And Create Lasting Fulfillment
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  • Stephen Orr

    Love it. Thanks for making this video, I feel very inspired, everything you said is right!

  • JH

    Qual a diferença que você tem de agora, antes de começar a mudar a sua vida

  • Great long video Stefan, and awesome detailed post. Your enthusiasm is one of your greatest assets, great to see. I can see the Covey 7 Habits Weekly planner coming through here in your spreadsheet. 

    I like the sound of your purpose. Those are some impressive financial goals? What do you mean ‘connected to the universe/nature’, is that a Buddhist thing?Did I hear Gladiator soundtrack in the background? 😉

    • Hey Pierre, yup, I’m a big fan of the Gladiator soundtrack (you can probably tell from a few of my vids). And yes, it is most likely a Buddhist thing lol.

  • Roman

    Thank you man’ you really inspired me.
    reading your blog is like looking in the mirror
    you organized a lot of information that i already read and
    unerstand, so again thank you, you have my respect
    and good luck

    • Thanks Roman! Glad you’re able to relate to what I have on here.

  • Thanks for the video man I really love it. You can’t even guess how much it inspired me. Now I will create my plan and start doing my best to be what I want to become. I hope you reach everything you want by using those methods which you share with us on your blog. Good luck!

  • Kedar

    Awesome video 🙂 alot of great points to incorporate into my lifestyle.

    For instance I do have a “life map” posted on my bedroom wall however the addition of images will definitely spice it up and assist with visualizing. Also weekly reflections and progress evaluations will definitely be a useful addition.

    By the way posting from Australia so your defiantly inspiring people world wide 🙂

    • Hey Kedar, that’s great. Yes, I find if you’re a visual person it definitely helps having images or a vision board.

  • Diane

    THANK YOU, STEFAN!! The information you so passionately shared in this video was a big puzzle piece that has been missing in my life so it was definitely an answer to my prayers!! Now I have to implement it.

    I do have one comment, however. I realize you really like the music you have playing in the background, but I found it very distracting the entire time while I was intently focusing on what you were sharing. Other than that, I love what you’re doing and it has already been beneficial to me!!

    Again, thank you so much!!

    Diane

    • Hey Diane, thanks! Some people comment and love the music, a few comment and don’t… I put it in some of my videos because I find it adds to the emotional intensity of it, or at least it does for me… we’ll see whether or not I continue with it in future videos.

      • Akos Varadi

        For me as a nonnative English speaker the music in the background makes your speach less understandable.

  • Stefan – this post is outstanding! I just used it to refresh my life plan and I’m using your template and google docs which makes it so much easier than a paper RPM planner. I have been thru TOYL numerous times and this is the first time it truly all made sense – and how to integrate with weekly and daily planning (I integrate with Things as well). Thanks so much for the immense value!! One of my goals is to create a comprehensive morning ritual that hits all aspects of my life plan, so I will be going thru your post on that next. And then I just started 100 day challenge and saw you posted on that as well!! Thanks again and I hope to meet you at a seminar or event some day. Best regards, Erik

    • Awesome Erik, glad that this was helpful for you especially since you’ve been through TOYL!

  • Mur

    One of the best videos I’ve seen in a long time Stefan! After watching this, I have no doubt in my mind that you will achieve all the goals you set for yourself in life, and no doubt that I will achieve every goal I set myself using this system. It’s inevitable if you just follow this system and commit to sticking to it. Thanks a million!

  • This is brilliant information Stefan, thank you! The spreadsheet looks fantastic, although unfortunately I seem unable to edit in Google Docs…

    Wouldn’t it be great for millions of people to improve their lives with this or a similar system?

    How could we reach millions of people? How about a phone app?

    What do you think?

    Matthew

  • Kev

    Stefan! You’re the Man! Love your vids alot 🙂 I’m only in my teen years and I get so motivated and I believe that I’ll be prepared alongside your guide for my life plan and morning rituals. Really appreciate it, awesome!.

  • Vijay

    Hi Stefan,

    Your enthusiasm is contagious. I have downloaded your template, I like the fact that it is very comprehensive. Thanks!

  • Savannah Parmar

    Thanks so much for summing up this incredible system in the way that you have! I’ve been trying to get on this bandwagon for the past 4 years– since I was 16 years old! I’ve always had above and beyond life goals and plans, but growing up in a society where those kind of visions are ridiculed definitely makes it hard to follow through with. But I’ve never given up and have continually searched for a system to incorporate with who I am and how I work, to get me to the place where I want to be. It’s had lots of ups and downs, especially downs, dealing with hideous bouts of depression and feelings of inadequacy. But I’ve come to realize that those are all products of fear, completely irrelevant, and not worth my time. I’m looking forward to navigating this website more and putting this system into play! Thanks a lot. I’ve listened to Brian Tracy for the past few years, and he’s totally great and all, but you put things in a way that’s easier for me to relate to. I’m stoked to see where this takes me!!

    • Way to get started young! Stick with it!

  • Sam Note

    Thank you so much sir!

  • Akos Varadi

    Thanks for your inspiration, Stefan! This video is very helpful, like the other ones as well. 🙂 I thing this must be the missing piece from my life, to make progress, step forward, instead of searching for years and doing random things without any reason.

    I have just started to draw my life plan. However I’m a little bit stucked with the difference of ultimate vision and ultimate purpose. I hardly can see the difference between them, so not sure what to write to each of the levels of the plan.

    I’d appreciate any suggestions by any of you! 🙂

    • Why do you want your vision? What are all the reasons and motivation you have to achieve your ultimate vision?

  • Maria

    This blog is excellent… congratulations! Thank you!

  • Emeroy

    I’ve been subscribed to your podcast, I just never got around to listening to it. This is one of the most powerful discussions I’ve ever heard. I love how clear the directions are in how to approach this. I’m in the process of putting this together now and every single step is just exciting me more and more.

  • Thanks stefan, life changing!

  • Lynn Palazzo

    Oh.My.Lord. You don’t have children, do you? You have no idea what it is to abandon your selfish desires (here, called dreams) so that your body can become a vessel of life and a source of sustenance for another. Your driveling made me want to cry because in all of your words, you have not actually laid down your life for another. Try being a mom, and then reconcile your dreams with a few others’ needs and dreams. Let me know how that works for you.

    • No I don’t have children, Lynn. Sounds like you’ve got a rough life. Don’t give up hope that you can create the life that you want and dream of. Your friends, family, children… all of them are included in your vision for what you ultimately aspire to want. I have faith in you!

  • Martynas

    Thanks for sharing this amazing information.

  • Nick R. Babeesi

    How do I download the template? Even with Google Drive I don’t seem to be able to transfer it? Anyone have any ideas? Thanks

    • I’m not sure, I’ll look into it. Best thing to do is just copy and paste it to your own Excel spreadsheet.

  • I honestly believe they should teach this stuff in schools.

  • Nicole

    Dear Stefan!
    Thanks a lot for this. I will immidietly put this into action! 🙂 I feel so blessed to have found you on Youtube.
    All the best! 🙂

  • Justin

    What great insight! In order to help pace myself through my goals, I find that a visual representation really keeps me focused and on track (especially on a daily/weekly basis). Whether it’s personal fitness, meditation, work, or sleep, I always keep everything organized with my wellness planner Owaves (www.owaves.com). It has a really unique fun and visual platform which I contribute my success to.

  • Hey, I found this an amazing post and spent the last two days focusing on the creation of my life vision board, ultimate vision and the whole spreadsheet.

    I have one questions though: I think I read (in the many posts and books by you) that you already did your first Ultimate Vision quiet a while back. I wonder if your goals (especially the finance – $2,000,000 per year) changed in that timeframe and if you adjusted them to your success or did you start out with that goal in mind?

    Just wondering, cause if it would be just “do what you want”-goals. Than almost everybody would probably choose billionaire instead of millionaire?

    Thanks a lot for your videos and blogposts,

    Chris

    • Thanks Chris! To answer your question, my vision has evolved and continues to evolve every year. I am always adding to it and modifying it. Not everyone wants to be a billionaire though, it depends on what YOUR vision is for your life.

  • Tim

    Thank you Stephan
    I really needed some motivation and advice on how to plan my life

    • Awesome Tim, planning and managing your life is one of the most important things you can do!

  • Shary

    I like your post. I’ve bookmarked it, so that I can read it again when I feel lost.

    • Thanks Shary, make sure to subscribe to the newsletter, you’ll get tons more video blogs like this from me!

  • Rob Reeves

    Great post Stephan, I have been a fan of your and watching from a distance struggling with taking action. I thank you for everything that you do for showing anyone can do what you are doing, if only they take action! Action! Action!!!! I myself have been a master procrastinator and not believing I can do what ever I set my mind to accomplish becoming a stay at home dadpreneure… You are doing so many great things by teaching people the way to make things happen. Again just want to say thank you and will be implementing more of your training’s into my daily routine. God Bless you and your family Stephan…

  • Deb

    When you grow up being the person who has had the hardest life of anyone you know, it makes it even easier to play victim and make excuses. Friends will pat you on the back and say “you’re so strong, how do you get through it all” perpetuating the idea that we are justified in wallowing in our self-pity. At the age of 40 I lost everything I had worked for over the previous 12 years, rock bottom for the umpteenth time. I thought I had learned a lot, had grown as a woman, had been making the right choices, but I hadn’t. It took me a year to get out of my fog, and I went right back to my old habits and choices. Six weeks ago, I landed back in the same place. Jobless, broke, alone and disgusted with myself. This summer I got involved with a brutally hard man who forced me to look straight into the mirror and admit out loud that even though my life sucked, and that besides my wonderful kids I am virtually alone in this life, only I am to blame for what happens to me. This man was the first person I had been close to that really had been through more than me, but who was making the right decisions for himself. One of which meant moving away for him, and that’s OK because it’s his journey to make. But the loss of that brutal honesty has allowed me to hide in my bed again, tucked under the covers, until today when I fell upon your blog while wasting my time on FB. I’m going to accept this as a gift, a sign, a wake up call and start answering the questions…I can’t take looking in the mirror and hating what I see anymore. Thank you so much for the inspiration.

  • Great post, Stefan! I appreciate the honesty and the passion you put into the video. Superb! Keep ’em coming!

  • Thank you for sharing, Stefan. I appreciate your efforts.

  • Pranav Bhati

    Thanks for this amazing process man! I just wanted to know if we need to go through this process every week as in writing it down again or just reading it and feeling it? In what intervals of time do you think re-writing and doing the entire process again would be helpful so to make additions or cross corrections? Thanks again from India. You’re really impacting the world. 🙂

  • Rand Newman

    Hi Stefan, My fiancé and I were at the DWD at the same time in 2012! We were the Green Team! Without a doubt the single greatest gift Ive ever given myself!!! More breakthroughs than I could have ever dreamed.
    Its amazing how, I was surfing the web and found your site as I was reaching out for a DWD tune up, and BAM! here you are. Im thrilled beyond belief to see what you’ve taken from the event and all the UPW’s etc. Would love to talk sometime.
    In the meantime, I shall utilize all your references of the events and rehone my skills and get back on track. Rand

  • Ernesto

    hey stefan, how can i download your spread sheet? i don’t see a download link? help?

    • Stefan’s CS Team

      Hello Ernesto. Please view the paragraph:

      Take a moment and answer these questions. You can write it out in a journal, or you can use the spreadsheet that I’ve created that you can download and keep on your computer, or keep it online using Google documents. I personally keep it online on Google documents so that I can access it anywhere in the world (including on my iPhone in the video), and I’m continually updating it. Click here to download the My Life Plan spreadsheet.

      Please click the very last sentence as it is download link for the spreadsheet. Thank you. We appreciate you.

  • Adarsh Atmaram

    Hi Stefan,
    Do you take up 1 to 20 years perspective for each of your categories of improvement and pick up top 1 year goals for them or do you set an overall 1 to 20 year goals as described by tony robbins in personal power-2 .How do you go about the goal setting workshop?

  • I just read this exciting article, Stefan, and I knew that today, I’m ready to institutionalize the way I manage my life so I can maximize what I could give to the world. I’m actually currently filling out my Life Plan Template and even if I know this process takes sheer commitment and hard work, it’s a slow but sure way to make it. Let’s be friends on Facebook so you can watch out my progress for the next months and years. My name there is Linus Van Plata. Thanks again!

  • Manish Holey

    First of all thanks Stefan to post this video. I always feel that I have ability to do lot of things and I can achieve them be it in Studies, Job, Life, Music Photography. Trying to do all these things simultaneously (without planning and Goal) made me frustrated. You have really shown me direction and path. I am going to start work on my plan today and very exited to share the results. Thanks again.

  • Camille Koroma

    Hello Stefan,

    I sat down for two hours completing this thoroughly and I am very happy and excited that I did this down to completion. Although I didn’t watch the video’s, I have watched your morning ritual videos and 2015 goal setting plan and thought I should give this a try. I was intimidated at first, I am not going to lie, but after completing it… I thought to myself, here is my life sort of figured out with some direction. Not to bad camille, not to bad. I am 23 years old, with so many ideas that sometimes i feel that my brain can’t handle, but doing this exercise really helped to mash each area of my life out in writing. I thank you for all of the information you have provided to your subscribers and want to say thank you for the success that I know will come my way, with a lot of help from you!

    Thank you for inspiring me on a daily basis with your energy, it is so contagious and I have never even met you before!

    Have a great day,

    Camille K.

  • Zahir

    Thanks a lot…. really thanks a lot

  • Michael Pollard

    Who here has actually used this system in full and has been successful? Message me on Google+

  • Fawzia Aldjazair

    Hi Stefan!

    I would love to interview you regarding this post, your goal setting system, and your vision for your life. What is the best way to reach you?

  • jasper

    great vid stefan!!
    that song from gladiator now i am free. every time i hear it, i get a lump in my throat.
    I saw also your new vid about depression. and i think i sit what in that moment of bad feelings.. Because I do not feel good in a while. I want freedom.
    Now I’m in a job I hate. I’m almost 22 and do not know which way to go in.
    and i have one big passion outside pick up. but i don’t know what i have in to do it..
    my parents and family they say that only 1 in 100 000 that kind of lifestyle can live like you,
    and is financially independent. or not to much worry about money.
    i want that i had not that feelings and perfect know what to do…
    or maybe i have really to see al your vids how to do it and maybe then i know perfectly what my journey is or where i can work towards?

    I think you are somebody that really want to help others to succeed!!!
    big respect!

  • Fadsy

    Life saver. A must for everyone. A much needed tool in our lives. Thank you.

  • RRando

    Dude, sincerely I thank you for adding value to my life and thousands (millions) of others. I have discovered your Youtube channel over a month and half ago and have applied more project life mastery principals in my life each day. All I can say is it feels so good to have a direction and purpose.

    I would wake up lost each day and just pray to God to please “fix” me, to help me feel good about life, to feel grateful and happy. This whole site is helping tremendously and has inspired me to take real action. I hope you and everyone reading this lives this gift of life to its greatest potential.

    We are human, what a blessing to be so aware of life. Lets take care of each other and think about our future so our race of beings can survive for a very long time, and maybe evolve to something even greater.