Natural planning model outlines everything from purpose to tactics.

“Natural” does not imply “common”, but rather “logical”. 5 steps:

  1. Defining purpose and principles: purpose = direction while principles = parameters of action and criteria for conduct. What boundaries will give people freedom?
  2. Vision & outcome: clear orientation toward the desired end state.
  3. Brainstorming: ideas about approach 1B1N4.
  4. Organizing: breaking down into sequenced, prioritized components.
  5. Next action: 0G0C2.

Unnatural planning model tries to skip steps 0G0E1.


  • Getting Things Done 0G0.