If you want to evaluate how prepared you really are then perform the Bug Out SWOT Analysis.
A SWOT Analys is a simple but useful method of really understanding your present situation in terms of Strengths and Weaknesses. It will also help you identify Opportunities that you can exploit, and Threats that you might face in a Bug Out situation.
Performing a SWOT Analysis on yourself and your capabilities is a great way to determine how prepared you really are.
A good place to start is to take an inventory of what you currently
Analyzing your strengths will give you a good idea of what you’re capable of doing. It’s also a good way of discovering things that you may have never considered strengths, but could be extremely beneficial in a Bug Out situation.
This is where you really have to be honest with yourself, but it’s
also where you’ll get the most benefit out of this exercise. By honestly
detailing your weaknesses, you can then better prepare to survive any
When listing your opportunities try to imagine what resources and opportunities are currently available to you and what will be available to you when the SHTF. List the opportunities that you can take advantage of now as well as those that will be important during a Bug Out situation.
To truly be prepared, you need to have a realistic idea of what
threats are out there and how likely each threat is to happen. By going
through this exercise, you can better prepare yourself to face each one
of these scenarios.
The most important part of performing a SWOT Analysis is what you do with your findings. There is no point in performing one unless you plan on taking action. Now that you have a good idea of your overall level of preparedness, you need to act on your findings and create a strategic plan of action.
Based on an original idea in http://offgridsurvival.com/