We’ve all experienced the feeling of hitting a brick wall. Those periods in our careers (or lives) when we no longer have the energy to take “it” down brick by brick, we can’t seem to get over “it”, and “it” is just too big to get around. Whatever “it” is seems insurmountable.
A competitive analysis includes identifying the top competitors in your marketspace, comparing their products and services to yours, and planning how you’ll mitigate those risks.
PREPARING TO WRITE YOUR PROFESSIONAL BIO Putting thought and energy into preparing to write your professional bio pays big dividends. Like the resume you provide when you’ve applied to a company, your business plan that includes your professional bio will be shared with people you haven’t met. You want to be certain it provides a […]
WHY WRITE A BUSINESS PLAN? Your business plan is the tool that forces you to think through every aspect of your new business. It’s also a communication tool that you can use to show: Bankers – if you plan to take out a loan. Potential investors and venture capitalists – if you want to attract […]
In my parents’ time and in my early career we went to work and every Friday we received a paycheck. We knew how much was going to be in that check and could plan our spending based upon that. For many of us, the paradigm of a regular paycheck is no longer the case, if […]