Strategic Planning The latest news, videos, and discussion topics on Strategic Planning en-us Copyright 2014 Inc., All rights reserved. (webmaster) 5 Business Wed, 10 Sep 2014 17:27:00 GMT Apple May Scoop Up This Struggling Social Network It has been reported that Apple is looking to give social another shot by acquiring this startup. Wed, 10 Sep 2014 17:27:00 GMT Nina Zipkin 3 Ways to Remain Dedicated to Your Mission With endless possibilities, new opportunities and receiving conflicting advice, it can be hard for some entrepreneurs to stay focused on their initial vision. Here are a few tips on staying true to your mission. Fri, 05 Sep 2014 16:30:00 GMT Maxine B├ędat and Soraya Darabi CVS Rebrands Itself With Renewed Commitment to Healthcare In an effort to position itself as a go-to healthcare source, the drugstore rolled out a new name, along with an anti-smoking campaign. Wed, 03 Sep 2014 18:46:00 GMT Nina Zipkin Controlling the Uncontrollable When getting a startup off the ground, entrepreneurs have to rely on others. Here is how to overcome the challenges of depending on external partners. Thu, 07 Aug 2014 17:00:00 GMT Sarah Haselkorn Hiring a Consultant? Shun the 24-Hour Turnaround and Other Hype. Any outfit promising a super-speedy turnaround will probably deliver less than optimum results. Thu, 24 Jul 2014 16:30:00 GMT Joshua Conran 5 Tips for Turning Uncertainty Into a Competitive Advantage The most important tool for managing uncertainty is updated information, shared with everyone who needs to know. Tue, 01 Jul 2014 22:00:00 GMT Rob Hull Finding Opportunity in a Shrinking Market Companies thrive in legacy industries when they become thoroughly entrepreneurial. Fri, 20 Jun 2014 18:30:00 GMT Tanya Hall Why You Need a Marketing Plan With your growth strategy in mind, a marketing plan can help your mission. Tue, 27 May 2014 15:00:00 GMT Nina Zipkin Why You Should Set Radical Goals The next increment isn't the next big thing. Going big and thinking far into the future sets you free to excel. Fri, 23 May 2014 16:30:00 GMT Jason Watt When Launching Your Startup, Consider These 5 Risks While entrepreneurs may think they have the next billion-dollar idea, they need to assess certain risk factors before bringing it to market. Otherwise, they will crash and burn. Wed, 21 May 2014 19:30:00 GMT Sreekanth Ravi Your Nonprofit Needs These 5 Types of Donors You've got to bring in the money if you want to achieve your mission. Here are five financial sources you should consider. Mon, 21 Apr 2014 17:23:00 GMT Entrepreneur Press and Cheryl Kimball Lessons From a MLB Player About Financial Planning Oakland A's second baseman Eric Sogard discusses how he manages his finances, so he can make smart future investments. Sat, 19 Apr 2014 16:30:00 GMT Cliff Goldstein Brand During a Startup's Infancy for Maximum Impact Creating a marketing identity in the company's early stages results in built-in guidelines for managing the strategic direction of the product and the firm. Fri, 11 Apr 2014 16:30:00 GMT Stew Langille Key to a Successful Business? Simplify, Simplify AND Simplify. Often entrepreneurs looking to scale a business end up making their ventures too complicated, resulting in a once successful company going down the drain. Here are a few insights on the importance of keeping it simple. Thu, 03 Apr 2014 15:30:00 GMT Rebekah Epstein Nailing Down the Perfect Price Point For your startup to stay in the game, you need to offer a product or service at a price point that can provide enough revenue for your company to stay afloat. Fri, 28 Mar 2014 16:30:00 GMT Matthew Ong The Awkward Tween Stage: When a Company Isn't a Startup or a Big-Name Business This in-between stage for a company can be challenging. The founder of S.W. Basics Adina Grigore discusses the issues and frustrations she is facing as a pre-teen company. Thu, 27 Mar 2014 13:30:00 GMT Adina Grigore How Independent Financial Advisors Can Ride the Wave of Interest in Investing Those setting up their own consultancies can navigate the challenges of entrepreneurship by attending to these six points. Tue, 25 Mar 2014 19:00:00 GMT Jud Bergman What Happens to Your Business If You Die? What happens when you want to retire and stop running your business? Here are a few tidbits of advice on how to keep your company growing, even when you are no longer the boss. Mon, 24 Mar 2014 16:00:00 GMT Melanie Spring How Thinking Like a Hacker Will Grow Your Business While developers are being sought out to help scale a business, many entrepreneurs could apply an engineer's mindset to help grow their own. Mon, 24 Mar 2014 15:30:00 GMT Dan Pickett Why Entrepreneurs Should Stop Celebrating the 60-Hour Workweek While launching a company can take up a lot of time, it doesn't necessarily have to be your whole life. Instead, entrepreneurs should be working smarter not harder. Mon, 24 Mar 2014 11:30:00 GMT Stephan Aarstol