Your executive summary is the doorway to your business plan—after looking it over, your prospective investor is either going to throw your business plan away, or keep reading. Here's how to write an executive summary that sets your business plan apart.
Our SWOT challenge was designed to give entrepreneurs a look at their business. Once you have completed your SWOT analysis, here's how to proceed.
Every business owner, no matter what stage, should conduct a SWOT analysis on their business. Here's how to determine your threats, so you can be prepared and reduce risk.
A good entrepreneur is always on the hunt for new opportunities—and one of the best ways to identify opportunities is to complete a SWOT analysis.
Use a SWOT matrix framework and list of key questions to complete the second step of a SWOT analysis: identifying business weaknesses.
You're bound to run into hassles while starting your business. But, writing a business plan can help reduce friction and make the process run more smoothly.
Most healthcare practitioners aren’t trained to develop a business successfully. But to succeed at building a financially sustainable business, you need a strong organizational foundation. To protect your private practice from failure, take these essential steps.
Why add SWOT analysis into your business plan and the strategic planning process? The SWOT phase was vital to the planning process for Palo Alto Software, and helped the company grow from zero to over $5 million in annual sales. Here's how SWOT analysis helped PAS scale, and how to add SWOT analysis to your planning process.