growing

Due Diligence is Necessary When Hiring Consultants

by Tim Berry

“Being big egzpurt, I am.” Just because someone bruits themselves this way doesn’t mean you should simply take them at their word. It saddens me that I have to be mistrusting of people, but as one of my favorite aphorisms says, “Just because you’re not paranoid, doesn’t mean they’re not after you.” We start our... Read more »

planning

Supporting Information vs. the Plan

by Tim Berry

One of the most important new ideas in the plan-as-you-go business plan is that the plan doesn’t necessarily include the supporting information that everybody assumes is part of the traditional formal business plan. I mean the market analysis, industry analysis, company history, management team backgrounds, and other information you expect in a complete business plan.... Read more »