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But Did You Die? Keep the Business Alive If You're Not Around.
Business Planning

But Did You Die? Keep the Business Alive If You're Not Around.

How would your business survive if you stepped away for a day, a week, or forever?
Mike Wood
11 Mistakes Standing Between You and Your First Million
How to Become a Millionaire

11 Mistakes Standing Between You and Your First Million

Change the way you think about money and success, and you're halfway there.
John Rampton
How This 20-Year-Old Built His Business While Studying Dentistry
Ready To Launch

How This 20-Year-Old Built His Business While Studying Dentistry

When you're set to grow your business, take action and make it happen.
Ahmed Safwan
Here's a Book Every Entrepreneur Needs to Read
Books

Here's a Book Every Entrepreneur Needs to Read

Before you do anything for the first time, read a book by somebody who has done it a lot of times.
Jeff Boss
Plan How to Take Your Product to Market, Not Just to Potential Investors.
Business Optimization

Plan How to Take Your Product to Market, Not Just to Potential Investors.

Too little planning is bad but, sometimes, so is too much investment money.
Ray Zinn
3 Mistakes Entrepreneurs Make Setting Up Their Exit
Exit Strategies

3 Mistakes Entrepreneurs Make Setting Up Their Exit

Business owners commonly wait far too long to get the professional help needed to make the best of what they have built.
Ken Dunn
Get Real About Your Business and Avoid Reality-Show-Makeover Syndrome
Financial Management

Get Real About Your Business and Avoid Reality-Show-Makeover Syndrome

Work with a trusted advisor to develop a strategic forecast, and you won't need 15 minutes of fame to rescue your business.
Sabrina Parsons
Is Planning Your Bugaboo? 5 Steps to Keep Your Startup on Track
Planning

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