Business Plans

Business Plans

If You're Not Serious About a Business Plan, You're Not Serious About Business

Creating a top-notch business plan will provide the highest chance of success while increasing your credibility with investors and your team.
Take It From The Pros

6 Prerequisites for Turning Your Passion Into Profits

Passion is necessary but not sufficient fuel to turn a bright idea into a successful business.
Business Moving Forward

The Top 3 Economic Challenges Facing Entrepreneurs in 2016

The upcoming year will favor those who best prepared for changes in the economy, technology and globabilization.
Product Development

Don't Go the Way of the Hydrogen-Fueled Engine. Make Sure Your Product Fits Into Today's World.

Study these six keys to properly balance technological innovation and business opportunity.
Scaling

4 Strategies for Scaling Up From a Business Guru

Author Verne Harnish did wonders for me as I planned to expand my already-growing business. Here's how.
Project Grow

4 Reasons Why a Traditional 40-Page Business Plan Is an Insane Waste of Time

No one will even read your epic novel of a plan in this age of short bursts of information. Create a 10-page pitch deck instead.
Project Grow

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.
Entrepreneur Mindset

3 Reasons to Thank Your Critics

What doesn't kill you makes you stronger. Here's why.
Business Plans

Don't Wait to Turn a Hobby Into a 'Jobbie'

You can turn a passion into a business, but you need a focused plan.
Project Grow

5 Ways to Hack a Business Plan

Bullet points are your best friends, and other tips for not getting caught in the weeds of business-plan details.
Top Colleges

5 Schools That Offer Serious Cash for Business Plan Competitions

These only thing bigger than the prize money at these schools is their entrepreneurial spirit.
Project Grow

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.
Starting a Business

Want Success? All You Have to Do Is Dream -- and Organize, Validate and Execute.

Use the D.O.V.E technique, and watch your great idea transform into a viable business for the long term.
Marketing

Vision Statements: Why You Need One and How to Create One

To create a marketing plan that delivers the lifestyle you want from your business, you need a clear vision of what your ideal lifestyle would be. Find out how to write one that spells out who you are...
Growth Strategies

9 Reasons Why Your Business Growth Has Plateaued -- and How to Fix That

An outdated business plan and a lack of drive are just a couple of reasons why you might be stuck.
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