Who Are You Trying to Kid With That Business Plan?

A lot of people dream of starting their own business. They have heard of the “unlimited opportunities” and the “complete freedom” and the “not having a boss”. If you are one of those who have that dream and believe it really can come true then I have something to say to you “WAKE UP!”

When you start your own business you don’t have ‘complete freedom’. As a matter of fact there’s a really good chance that you will have less freedom, a lot less freedom. To be successful you will most likely be working seven days a week and you will be working longer hours and you will be working for a lot less money (at least in the beginning). Does it still sound like something you really want to do?

As far as ‘not having a boss’ goes, well I hate to be the one to break this to you but you will always have a boss. If you don’t do what the customers want then you will go out of business and if you are lucky enough to borrow money to start and run your business then your banker/investors will be telling you a lot about how you are going to run your business. Okay so maybe they aren’t your ‘boss’ but they are still the ones who will tell your what you must do. And that’s what your current boss does now. Does it still sound good?

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Grow Your Business With a Growth Business Plan

Are you at a point with your business where you just don’t know what to do next?
Do you have a business plan?
How about a growth business plan?

Have you looked at a lot of different ways to grow your business and nothing seems to work?

The right growth business plan could be your answer. If a growth business plan is done the right way it may open up some opportunities you have never thought about before. A growth business plan can be developed many different ways but I would like to discuss a growth business plan that you may have never thought about.

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Is Outsourcing Business Plan Writing Good Practice for Small Businesses?

As most small business owners are usually on a shoe-string budget, cost is often at the forefront of their minds when making decisions concerning their business strategy needs.

As a result, a majority of them resort to writing their business plans themselves not considering the required expertise. The business owners end up consuming lots of time (as much as 400 hours per plan) and energy on the development process to an extent of eroding its worth, and limiting its perceived value.

Aside from the possibility of getting a custom, high quality professional plan developed at an affordable rate, below are many other valuable factors that most business owners neglect when considering to outsource the services of a business consultant.

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