The 1-Page Strategic Plan–A simple business plan

Having a business plan is the single most important thing you can do as a business owner. The 1-page strategic plan — NOT a multi-page document that you pay a consultant thousands to help you create and put dozens of hours of your own time into creating. Every... Read »

Your Business Plan – How to do a SWOT Analysis

I’ve created free content so you can create a business plan on your own… because if you do SOME kind of business plan, it’ll make your business more profitable in 2015. If you do anything different in 2015, don’t operate without a business plan. If you’ve ever done a... Read »

Getting Consistent Positive Cash Flow

Have you had to postpone an important capital outlay? Need an equipment upgrade?  Not sure you’re going to make payroll? Cash flow problems cause bankruptcy. It’s the most troubling issue for business owners small and large.  When sales and revenue go down but... Read »

How to Know When You’ve Hired the Wrong Person

Verne Harnish, a business growth expert, says that getting the right people in the right jobs is one of the four key components to a growing and thriving business. You funneled a lot of energy into hiring the right person but what if you’re getting a nagging thought... Read »

A Business Plan Is an Endless Source of Motivation

A business plan is one of the most powerful business tools on the planet and Verne Harnish’s One Page Strategic Business Plan (get a copy of it here, free) is hands-down the best at keeping it simple and easy-to-use. I use this business plan method with all my clients... Read »