Direction Checklist: DOs and DON’Ts template

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Chris Griffiths’ Direction Checklist template will realign your perspective to one which enables long-term innovation, giving you 100% confidence in your strategy. Holding yourself accountable through this checklist will inspire action that is targeted and, importantly, sustainable.

Ready to get started with this template? It’s ready and waiting in Ayoa! Create your account, then simply open the app, select ‘create whiteboard’ from the homepage and choose this template from the library.

What is a Direction Checklist?

A checklist such as that of the Direction Checklist is a simple but effective source of information for you to use as a daily reference. In the format of ‘Do’s’ and ‘Don’ts’, you’re able to see what activities you should be regularly engaging in, and those you want to avoid if you want to maintain direction.

Why should you use Chris Griffiths’ Direction Checklist?

Losing your direction doesn’t happen overnight. It’s a slow burner that comes from the build up of hundreds of small decisions. Often, it’s hard to see the wood for the trees. How can you be sure the daily actions you take align with your overall goals?

With Chris Griffiths’ Direction Checklist, you can make sure that you won’t look up to find yourself or your team off track. This tool will help you create the structure you need to get the tasks that align with your goals accomplished, and the flexibility to be the creative innovator you want to be. Give yourself a head start in forming direction-based habits that help you in your everyday, and in your someday.

How to use Chris Griffiths’ Direction Checklist

Ready to change your trajectory? Chris Griffiths’ Direction Checklist is ready to assist you from within Ayoa, on any of your devices. Discover how to use it below.


To access the template, sign up to Ayoa. Once you've signed up, navigate to the homepage to create a new whiteboard, mind map or task board and choose this template from the library.


Focus your attention on the ‘don’t’ section of the Direction Checklist. Reflect on the points made, and don’t be afraid to think about how they apply to your current strategies. Be honest. Allowing yourself to take a step back and assess your actions as they are now will help you overcome cognitive bias and find authenticity in your direction.


Move over to the ‘do’ section of the checklist, again reflecting on each point and considering how they apply to your situation. What are the steps you can take to integrate these actions and perspectives into your arsenal? What tools can I use to achieve these strategies?


Keep the Direction Checklist in sight. This checklist is intended to be used daily, to help you form a consistent strategy based on perpetual action. But, it can be hard to keep it at the front of your mind. Keep the template open in Ayoa, somewhere that you will see it first thing in the morning, or set yourself a digital reminder to look at the template when you start your day.

Ready to get started with this template? It’s ready and waiting in Ayoa! Create your account, then simply open the app, select ‘create whiteboard’ from the homepage and choose this template from the library.

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