Let’s talk business planning. So many just feel ugh…do I have to? I know…but, just stay with me. The benefits to do this can save you time, money, frustration, and yes, even heartache. We are talking about creating a roadmap for your dream, your business, your baby.
Think about this. You did not just start nursing school and go through school on a whim. You had a curriculum, a roadmap, that took you from day one all the way through the degree, to your goals.
This is no different. In order to have a successful outcome, there needs to be a plan – a living, breathing plan.
Having a well-thought-out business plan allows you to put your thoughts, Your ideas, And the research that you’ve done down on paper. It allows you to see it outside of yourself and to create “what-if” scenarios for this new venture. It allows you to plan for what-if situations. It gives you a leg up and increases your chance of success in your business.
Every business that wants to thrive and grow should have a plan.
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- Article: Do I really need a business plan?
- SCORE – Understand Basic Financial Statements to Better Your Business
- SBA Business Plan Template
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I look forward to hearing your thoughts and questions about this episode in the comments below. Do you have a business plan? What did you learn in creating your plan? As your practice moved forward, have you revisited your plan?