Let’s be honest; business is hard. As the old saying goes, “if it were easy, everyone would do it.” Well, it isn’t, and it’s time we acknowledge that. Fortunately, there are people like me who work hard to help business owners simplify the process; to help make business easier. A key part of the business process is the Business Plan. Often reviled, commonly misunderstood and even abhorred, having a Business Plan is important to success. Simplifying the business plan development process is a part of what I do. Having a business plan affords you all of the advantages of the more common and complex one without the extensive amount of work and detail commonly used to create them.
Do you need a business plan? Only if you want to be successful. If you can’t plan your work and then work your plan, all you are doing is floating along. Whether you are a startup or an existing business, a good business plan will help you be successful.
Let’s talk about business plans: