Statistics show that most businesses fail within the
first two years.
For the average
person, business success takes planning, creativity, focus, adaptability and commitment.
Business Planning can:
success by maintaining focus.
- Hold you and your staff accountable for results.
- Reduce expenses and increase profits.
your risk of business failure.
- Attract investors and
- Identify new opportunities for products and services.
- Increase market share.
- Assist in company branding.
- Identify problems before they escalate.
Most Businesses with Any Employees Need:
A Vision/Mission Statement
A Human Resource Program and Manual
Policies & Procedures Manual
Profit & Loss Statements
Sales & Profit and Loss Objectives
Cash Flow & Balance Sheet Statements
Up-to-Date Business Break-Even Analysis
& Advertising Plan and Budget
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"A dream without a plan is just a desire. And everyone has those."
Effective Goals that Drive Success are:
Specific in written format, yet easy to remember.
Structured in a positive format.
Measurable with specific timelines.
Realistic, controllable and attainable.
Meaningful and relevant to those who will execute
Provide emotional satisfaction to those who
will achieve them.
and are broken down into easy tasks.
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Important Goal Categories for Most Businesses of Almost Any
Most Small Businesses Need:
A Good Business Name
A Good Advertising Slogan
Professional Business Cards
Ongoing, Effective Business Marketing/Advertising
Do-It-Yourself Public Relations