Your Ten-Year Plan For Freedom

Strategic Coach helps entrepreneurs build their businesses. The following is a post that I found very helpful and wanted to share with you. Take advantage of your unique entrepreneurial freedoms to create a future of bigger opportunities and fewer frustrations. Why did you become an entrepreneur in the first place? There was a possibility, a dream, that drove you to take that leap. If your life … [Read more...]

The Rhythm of Achievement

The other day I had the common experience of feeling the "rhythm of the beat" of someone else's music when sitting at a stop light.  You know what I mean, my car neighbor had his music at such a high volume/bass combo that not only was his car shaking, but mine was as well. I could literally feel the the beat, the rhythm in my bones. As I sat there, it hit me that just as music has a rhythm and a … [Read more...]

Productive Leadership – Making Ideas Happen

Leadership – Making Ideas Happen                 A few months ago I read an excellent book by Scott Belzky entitled Making Ideas Happen. Scott Belzky has a company that works mainly with creative people and companies in turning their creativity into reality.  If you are the type of leader who wants to keep expanding , growing, and  helping people develop and do good ideas, this book should be very … [Read more...]

Lessons from the Leak

A couple of weeks ago our shower began having trouble. Even when we turned it off, water kept coming out of the shower head. I called a plumber I knew, who had done good work at a good price for me before, to come out and take a look at it. One of his associates came and told us it would cost $1800 to repair. Shock, shock, shock. We thought it would be a couple hundred dollars, not the price of an … [Read more...]


Welcome to Purpose and Plan! Purpose and Plan Coaching is the work of certified Life and Leadership Coach Mark Furlong. "My mission is to help individuals, churches, and organizations fulfill their purpose.  When we are doing what we are put here to do, everyone wins.  I help by providing relevant, tested educational tools and venues, personal coaching, and  on-target consulting.  I … [Read more...]