The 6 P’s of success.
Proper Planning Prevents “Pretty” Poor Performance.
My step-father called them the 6 P’s to success, and I always hated hearing him recite them to me. It was one of those sayings that just grates on you, after you hear it over and over again. However, as I got older I thought about what it was my step-father was trying to teach me, and it was somewhere around 20 years old that it all started to click.
Our level of success can be directly tied to our level and amount of planning. This applies to everything we do, work, school, church, family, and especially Scouting.
So let’s look at the 6 P’s as they relate to our Scouting units. The way our units perform, the strength or our units, their effectiveness in the way they present the program, and the level of fun the boys are having is directly tied to the ability of our units to plan. It is also important to note here that it also matters WHO is doing the planning. A unit cannot thrive by allowing just the adults to do all the planning. The youth have to be involved in the process. Continue reading “6 “P”s to Success.”