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Business Plans Keep You On The Success Course

Where would your business be without a proper plan? A business plan sets the direction for the future of the business. It gives the business owner or manager a sense of guidance, listing the goals and objectives of the business from the start.

Writing a business plan requires your attention; a successful business plan cannot be rushed. Once a concept for a business has been developed, looking at the many facets of owning and operating your business is the next most crucial step. Often, your local county council will be able to assist you with gathering the required information of a legal aspect, as should your local business enterprise people. The balance of the work will be up to you! You will need to research products for your business to sell, at the same time as researching other enterprises that may be in immediate competition to you. In addition, you need to research the marketplace to see whether there is a need for your business service or product.

With the research out of the way, sitting down to write a business plan requires focus. Your business plan will become the bible of your business for at least the next 3 to 5 years so it is important to make it clear, concise and comprehensive. Most enterprises will complete a SWOT analysis to determine their strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats of the business. While the business is in infancy, brainstorming would be the most accurate way of performing the analysis, as the business would not yet have customers and profitability would not yet have been experienced. However, it is very important to remember that a good business plan is flexible and can be changed as your business experiences grow.

After completing a SWOT analysis, you will need to create your business name if it has not already been determined, as well as your vision and values, your business goals and long term purpose and how you will achieve all of this when the business is up and running. Writing each thought down regardless of how insignicant you feel it is will allow you to collect everything pertinent to your business for easy reference when needed. Who knows, the thought of today may turn into a million dollars in a short time! A business plan is the roadmap to a successful business!

Don't let the small stuff get in your way of taking control of your future. Remember - It's All Small Stuff!

The author has found that most business owners have great ideas and creativity. They just need the clarity of what direction to head to. She has helped thousands of entrepeneurs become profitable over the long haul.

Marianna D'Ambrosio is founder of FEDE Business an excellent resource site dedicated to information on business.

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Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

UAF chancellor rolls out new strategic planning initiative in convocation speech
Fairbanks Daily News-Miner
“Our strategic plan (Strategic Pathways) kind of expired at the end of 2017, so we are going to start a new strategic plan this fall,” White said. “I will be assembling teams and I would encourage any students, staff, faculty who are interested, anyone ...

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Auburn strategic planning a go
Lewiston Sun Journal
AUBURN — A six-month strategic planning effort to help guide the work of city officials will begin next month, but only after the City Council gives a nod of approval to a series of committee appointments. The council Monday voted unanimously to ...


Suburban Life Publications

Downers Grove District 58 board approves strategic plan
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DOWNERS GROVE – There may be a time in the future when Downers Grove Grade School District 58 installs air conditioning at all schools, expands middle school to include sixth grade, revamps its curriculum to be more rigorous and develops a plan to ...


Patch.com

City Seeks Community Input On New Strategic Plan
Patch.com
From The City of Geneva: Residents, merchants, and stakeholders are invited to help shape the future of Geneva by attending the City's Strategic Plan Advisory Committee's upcoming community forum.The forum will be held at 7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 20 at ...


Danvers School Committee approves new five-year strategic plan
Wicked Local Marshfield
A new five-year strategic plan to take Danvers school through 2023 has been given final approval by school officials. The Danvers School Committee on Sept. 10 gave its seal of approval to the 2018-23 Strategic Plan for the school system. Initial ...

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FOX 44 - KWKT

UPDATE: Strategic plan approved by Belton City Council
FOX 44 - KWKT
... hoping it will force the city to re-evaluate the plan from a homeowners prospective. "I think that's what they are hoping, that we'll move on and turn the page and go on with our lives," said Daniel. If the strategic plan is approved, the Lake-to ...
Belton Council revises Lake-to-Lake Road plans, adopts $28.8M budgetTemple Daily Telegram

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Franklin Twp. schools to hold meeting on strategic plan
NJ.com
The Franklin Township School Board of Education is seeking members from a cross-section of the school district in developing action plans for its strategic plan. The Franklin Township School Board of Education is inviting the community to help develop ...


The Financial Brand

7 Big Strategic Planning Questions Bankers Must Be Asking Now
The Financial Brand
In boardrooms around the world, senior leaders are scrambling to set the strategic direction for their financial institution. But when senior leaders aren't brutally honest about where their organization needs to improve and innovate, their strategic ...


TechRepublic

Effective deployment of IoT requires strategic planning and careful calculation
TechRepublic
The ability to monetize the ever-increasing flow of data generated by interconnected devices will require a comprehensive and well-documented strategic plan. An effective IoT strategy will go a long way toward determining the winners and losers in what ...

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United States Geological Survey (press release)

Science for a Risky World: A USGS Plan for Risk Research and Applications – USGS publishes strategic plan for ...
United States Geological Survey (press release)
The Risk Plan identifies the Bureau's core competencies in this arena and includes background on and specific recommendations for building institutional capacity for creating sustained partnerships, supporting professional staff, and improving product ...

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