I often use steering as a metaphor for business planning. Even when you have a steady highway, steering takes attention and constant small corrections. So too will running your own business, or starting a new one.
Your business plan should clearly articulate the problem that your business solves. But, don't just describe the problem and solution. Make people care.
The format of your business plan will help you achieve your goals, so it’s important to think about the plan’s structure as you build it.
We've learned a few things that can make the business planning process much easier and faster. Here’s our list of tips, tricks, and resources.
Strategy in your business plan serves as a reminder of what’s most important. Hint: It's about what you're not doing.
An unprotected business plan, which is the first expression of your business’s IP and trade secrets, is an open invitation for theft by competitors.
A business proposal can often make or break your chances of securing a new client. So, how do you write a business proposal, and what’s the proper format? We're here to help.
The best time to prepare for the sale of a business is from the beginning. Doing so requires keeping a pulse on your market and adjusting your business plan accordingly.