Business Planning

VIDEO: You Talking to Me?

Communication is critical in every aspect of your business. So why not take it seriously? Take this short journey with me as I tell you everything you’re doing wrong (tough love) when it comes to business related communication.

VIDEO: Stay Humble

In this epic rant I discuss The value of staying humble and always keeping your mind open to new educational opportunities and experiences that will further your growth as an individual and as a business owner. I sound like such an adult!

Why Businesses Fail: Failure to Invest in Human Resources

Introduction Many businesses fail for many different reasons but mostly because they fail to properly consider the crucial challenges at the very outset. The following is part I of VII of my assessment of critical business failures. Startups fail to spend money on viable human resources. It is an unfortunate truth that many business owners […]

Loans or Investors?

Determine the Funding and Capitalization of Your Business Your business plan should adequately address the funding requirements of your Company in order to get the Company off the ground and running. Funding can come from various sources but basically broken down as follows: (a) loans (b) investors Here, we discuss generally some of the pros and cons of each […]

Tips on Setting Goals for Your Business

Setting business goals is an integral and crucial aspect of financial success for any business. It’s a critical part of business planning. It is important that you set both short term and long term goals. Here we set forth a basic guide for goal setting. First, set realistic goals. Goals should be or represent solutions […]