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To plan or not to Plan?
Of course we are talking about the dreaded business plan. You can buy programs that help you, will almost do it for you.
Set Your Goals
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Make A Daily Plan!
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Reaching Your Dreams
Part I
Part II

Do I Need A Business Plan?

Many small business owners feel that they can keep track of everything without the need to write it down. A written plan, after all, is really just the embodiment of the internal planning that every business owner does anyway. However, the structure a written plan provides makes it more likely that you will consider all relevant factors and that nothing important slips through the cracks.

What justifies the additional time and energy you'll spend creating a written plan that presents a blueprint of your business idea? An increased chance for success. More specifically, a plan can be:

  • a reality check when you first examine the feasibility of your business idea, which forces you to consider all relevant factors
  • your business's resume, which will be vital in dealing with lenders and outside investors, and an important tool in negotiating with vendors and attracting employees
  • a timetable for operations, helping you to coordinate all the diverse activities that go into running your own business
  • a modeling tool that helps you evaluate the variable factors that affect your business, so you can better prepare to deal with situations that may arise as conditions change
  • a vehicle for tracking the progress of your business
  • a blueprint against which you can adjust operations in order to achieve your goals
  • a starting point for future planning

Next - Before You Plan

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