What is the Purpose of Your Business Plan?

What is the Purpose of Your Business Plan?

Once they get past “writer’s block“, most people just start writing their business plan.

Bad mistake...of the twelve things to avoid in a business plan, that is one of the first types of common errors.

Before you write a word, ask yourself this one question:

“What’s the point of my business plan?”

If your purpose isn’t clear, your plan won’t be clear. Even worse, it may try to be “all things to all people.” Any successful business needs focus, and your business plan needs to be focused on its purpose. There are many different reasons to write a business plan. These reasons include:

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The Dirty Dozen Business Plan Mistakes

The Dirty Dozen Business Plan Mistakes

How To Ruin A Business Plan In 12 Easy Lessons

You are writing a business plan because you want to achieve something.

You want to get a loan. You are applying for a grant. You are looking for investors. You want to buy a business. You want to sell a business

In any business plan here are twelve things to avoid, if you want to get what you want.

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5 Small Business Owner New Year’s Resolutions

5 Small Business Owner New Year’s Resolutions

With one sleep to go until we reach 2013, now is the time to reflect upon 2012; experiences, professionally and personally, and your small business growth. This magical time of year often reignites passion and hardworking ability back into people with the desire to go further, achieve greater millstones, boost profits and overall become a better small business success story.

Here are 5 New Year’s Resolutions to set you and your small business up for an impressive 2013.

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What To Get the Small Business Owner Who Has Everything: Holiday Business Gift Guide

What To Get the Small Business Owner Who Has Everything: Holiday Business Gift Guide

It’s that time of year. Street corners are cluttered with charitable organizations, sidewalks are full of bustling shoppers, and mall parking lots show no sign of empty spots. It’s Christmas and tis’ the time of year to spend with loved ones… and worry about what to get that hard to please small business owner on your Christmas list who has essentially everything. Let Consulting Canada help you this year by offering up our Top Five Holiday Gift Guide. Shopping woes be gone!

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What Is Your Small Business’s Organizational Culture? 3 Ways To Create It

What Is Your Small Business’s Organizational Culture? 3 Ways To Create It

As a small business looking to hire employees you must have a culture about you which draws potential candidates in. Take a look at what Google does for their employees here. Although your small business may not go to that extreme, start with these three tips to define your organizational culture.

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