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Rob Warlow on Why You Don’t Want to Write a Business Plan

We’ve told you what you should put in your business plan and what you shouldn’t put in your business plan. However, we haven’t mentioned one very important thing yet – why you might not want to write a business plan. … Continue reading

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Dr. Steven Gedeon on Big Useless Numbers

In this excellent short video, Dr. Seven Gedeon, PhD, MBA at Ryerson University’s Ted Rogers School of Management addresses a common problem in business plans – what he calls “big useless numbers”: … People want to understand your go-to-market strategy. What they … Continue reading

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Meredith Bell on Using Victory Logs to Build Self-Esteem

You should never turn off your self-critic, but there are times when you need to turn its volume down. According to business coach Meredith Bell’s blog Your Voice of Encouragement, too much self-criticim can kill your self-esteem. If you’re like … Continue reading

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Tim Berry on the Type of Business Plan YOU Need

People often  ask Tim Berry, author and founder of Palo Alto Software, what type of business plan they need.  “It comes up a lot and it’s hard to answer specifically,” he says in this video, “but I kind of like asking … Continue reading

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Dr. Steven Gedeon on Business Plan Writing

Dr. Steven Gedeon, PhD, MBA at Ryerson University’s Ted Rogers School of Management has seen both sides of the entrepreneurship game, as an entrepreneur and as a venture capitalist. He brings insights from both worlds to this excellent video interview on business plan … Continue reading

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Rob Warlow on the Importance of Proofreading

You should always let someone else – not you, someone else – proofread what you write. After all, says banker and author Rob Warlow, you want to catch those spelling and grammatical errors before you submit your plan to an … Continue reading

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“Why Should You Waste Your Time Writing a Business Plan?”

Dr. Steven Gedeon, PhD, MBA, venture capitalist and entrepreneur, cuts right to the chase in this video from StartMeUp Ryerson: “Why should you waste your time writing a business plan?” It’s an excellent question, since you’ll need six months to a … Continue reading

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Annemarie Cross on 7 Self-Beliefs That Can Sabotage Your Success

So your business plan is hot off the press and in your hands. You’re ready to do business! Or are you? According to business coach Annemarie Cross, there’s one more thing that you must consider and address: yourself. She’s identified … Continue reading

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Rob Warlow’s Four Steps to Make a Business Plan More Attractive to Banks

Remember, you’re not just writing your business plan for yourself! You’re also writing your business plan to attract funding. Banker and author Rob Warlow has a four-step framework that can help you write a business plan that’ll be more attractive … Continue reading

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How a Business Plan Can Help Your Business Win Grants

By Sean D. Daily When you write a business plan, your primary goal is determining how your business will be financed, operated, managed and marketed. However, your business plan also plays another essential, if less-known, role: attracting funding. Important funding sources … Continue reading

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