Do you have a five-year plan? Have you looked down the road and pictured where you want to be in five years? Some in Grand Junction, Colorado know exactly where they want to be, and precisely what they'd like to be doing.

One effective way to get answers is to reach out on social media. The question was asked on Facebook, "In three words, where do you want to be in five years?" Here's a look at what you had to say.

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Get Yourself A Five-Year Plan

For our purposes here, a "Five-Year Plan" does not refer to the Soviet Union's economic development agenda back in 1928. We're aiming a little closer to home.

Have you embraced a monoscopic view looking from where you are now to where you'd like to be in five years? Focusing that intently can be difficult. Then again, the future is inevitable.

Having a Written Life Plan

Michael Hyatt, a writer for Full Focus, published "7 Reasons Why You Need a Written Life Plan." The list included:

  • A life plan will help you clarify your most important priorities.
  • A life plan will enable you to maintain balance.
  • A life plan will provide a filter by which you can say “no” to lesser things.
  • A life plan will empower you to identify and address your current realities.
  • A life plan will equip you to envision a better future.
  • A life plan will serve as a road map for accomplishing what really matters.
  • A life plan will help ensure that you don’t finish life with regrets.

What's Needed Now Is a Plan

Do you have a life plan? I certainly don't. None to speak of. Never did. Michael Hyatt states in his article, "...most people wander aimlessly from week to week, with no clear destination in mind. Many are then surprised when life doesn’t turn out like they hoped. But is it any wonder?"

What We Want In Grand Junction, Colorado

Most of the replies to the Facebook post were practical, if not downright humble. Most of us just want to be alive and healthy in five years. Some want to beat cancer. Others hope to see improvement in their quality of life.

Here's a look at your replies out of Western Colorado. These quotes were copied and pasted directly from the engagement post on Facebook.

This is Where We In Grand Junction Colorado Want To Be In Five Years

Have you looked towards your future? Do you have an idea where you'd like to be in five years? Do you have any ideas what you'd like to be doing when it comes to your career and personal life?

I asked on Facebook, "In three words - where do you want to be in five years?" Some of us just want to be pink and breathing. Others would like to be happily retired. Some just want to be rich beyond belief. Here's a look at your answers right out of Grand Junction.

Gallery Credit: Waylon Jordan

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