Strategic Planning http://www.entrepreneur.com/topic/strategic-planning The latest news, videos, and discussion topics on Strategic Planning en-us Copyright 2014 Entrepreneur.com Inc., All rights reserved. Entrepreneur.com webmaster@entrepreneur.com (webmaster) 5 Business Thu, 24 Jul 2014 16:30:00 GMT 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 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235884 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235884 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 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235293 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235293 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 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235022 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235022 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 http://www.entrepreneur.com/video/235553 http://www.entrepreneur.com/video/235553 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 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234161 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234161 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 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234094 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234094 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 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/233135 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/233135 Entrepreneur Bookstore 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 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/233188 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/233188 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 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/232988 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/232988 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 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/232552 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/232552 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 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/232620 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/232620 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 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/232567 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/232567 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 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/232351 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/232351 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 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/232422 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/232422 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 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/232402 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/232402 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 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/232407 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/232407 Stephan Aarstol How to Embrace 'The Lazy Entrepreneur' Philosophy (And Still Be Successful) Many people believe you need to work like a dog to make your business a success, but that is not always necessarily true. Entrepreneurs that work smartly can have a successful business, while also working less hours. Fri, 21 Mar 2014 12:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/232370 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/232370 Dana Brownlee Cheezburger Founder Ben Huh and the Importance of Making Smaller Bets The founder and CEO of Cheezburger talks to Entrepreneur.com about rebounding and lessons learned. Mon, 03 Mar 2014 19:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/video/231872 http://www.entrepreneur.com/video/231872 Andrea Huspeni 7 Reasons Why Bigger Isn't Always Better for Your Startup Keeping a tight rein on expansion may actually be good for your company. Fri, 31 Jan 2014 17:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/229784 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/229784 Paula Andruss 8 Tasks You Should Delegate Today While multitasking may be necessary in the early days of a startup, it's important to recognize when it's time to hand off nonessential tasks. Fri, 17 Jan 2014 17:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/230373 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/230373 Paula Andruss