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Is Planning Your Bugaboo? 5 Steps to Keep Your Startup on Track
Radicals & Visionaries

Is Planning Your Bugaboo? 5 Steps to Keep Your Startup on Track

Fire up that Excel spreadsheet, and get started breaking down tasks so you can actually complete them.
Doug and Polly White
Why Quarterly Planning Is Critical to Your Content Marketing Success
Marketing Bootcamp

Why Quarterly Planning Is Critical to Your Content Marketing Success

The key is not your team's ability to develop and stick to a long-term strategic content plan -- it's your ability to always be strategically planning content that works for your goals.
Kelsey Meyer
7 Flaws in Your Business Plan You Need to Fix
Business Optimization

7 Flaws in Your Business Plan You Need to Fix

Individually, these seven flaws won't destroy your business, but cumulatively . . . watch out.
Jayson DeMers
5 Tips for Continuous Strategic Planning
Business Optimization

5 Tips for Continuous Strategic Planning

Over time, your business plan will change. Here are a few tips to smartly and efficiently update your strategic plan and build team buy-in.
David Chait
Don't Overlook the Boring Details That Torpedo Flashy Startups
Business Optimization

Don't Overlook the Boring Details That Torpedo Flashy Startups

Don't let the glamour and allure of startup culture blind you to the practical prerequisite of a rock-solid business plan.
Daniel Wesley
5 Steps to Create a 1-Page Strategic Plan for Your Business
Business Optimization

5 Steps to Create a 1-Page Strategic Plan for Your Business

What, exactly, is your big hairy audacious goal? Yes, it's called a BHAG, and it's a real thing.
Zach Cutler
8 Steps to Achieving Your Loftiest Goals in 2016
Growth Strategies

8 Steps to Achieving Your Loftiest Goals in 2016

Evaluate what worked and what didn't in 2015, then make your plan to do more of what works in 2016.
Sherrie Campbell
Your Best Employee Is Your Weakest Link
Human Resources

Your Best Employee Is Your Weakest Link

If the slacker everybody has learned to work around quits, no problem. It's the person who always picks up the slack you can't afford to lose.
Dixie Gillaspie
5 Reasons Your Business Plan Sucks and How You Can Change It
Business Optimization

5 Reasons Your Business Plan Sucks and How You Can Change It

Most plans fail to achieve their objective and end up misrepresenting the business.
Tallat Mahmood
Racing Against the Clock in the 4th Quarter
Business Planning

Racing Against the Clock in the 4th Quarter

Five strategies to help you assess these last two months of 2015 as you prepare for 2016.
Jeffrey Hayzlett
The Essential Guide to Writing a Business Plan
Business Optimization

The Essential Guide to Writing a Business Plan

Here's the no-nonsense guide on how to write a business plan that will help you map success for your startup.
Carolyn Sun
3 Strategies to Explode Your Business Growth
Business Planning

3 Strategies to Explode Your Business Growth

Start planning your goals for next year before the days get any shorter.
Kimanzi Constable
Entrepreneurs Don't Overthink Things. They Make a Decision and Go With It.
Radicals & Visionaries

Entrepreneurs Don't Overthink Things. They Make a Decision and Go With It.

Becoming an entrepreneur means accepting that you might fail. At some point, you've got to shut off your brain, and make a move.
Stephen Key
Yogi Berra's 10 Best Quotes for Entrepreneurs
Inspirational Quotes

Yogi Berra's 10 Best Quotes for Entrepreneurs

The 'Yogisms' of the baseball legend, who died on Tuesday at the age of 90, could be applied just as easily to business as to the sport.
Kate Taylor