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Action Plan Format

This action plan template will help you put your personal development plan on paper. When your goals are merely inside your head managing any resistance to change is difficult if not impossible. But once they’re on paper, you’re on your way to turning dreams into reality.

Use this template to develop your specific success blueprint. The great thing about an action plan format like this is that it forces you to break down any pie-in-the-sky goal into small, workable tasks (for more on this read about setting SMART goals).

Plus, by seeing your goal on paper, you are forced to develop clear guidelines for what success will look like. And you’re forced to give yourself a deadline.

This simple exercise of writing your goal down and developing a road map greatly increases your chances of reaching the finishing line. As you crystallize what tasks are required to achieve your dreams, you’re programming your mind to prepare to take all the necessary steps that are required.

Example Of An Action Plan

 Below you’ll also find an example of an action plan that I developed for weight loss. By sticking this on the fridge, I have no choice but to follow it (and never forget it!)


I subscribe to the age-old philosophy that first you have to BE before you can DO and HAVE what you want. I created this site to give readers practical and motivational success tips! In every post you will find simple success principles that will cause you to succeed.

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