Category Archives: Only What You Need

Assess Your Specific Needs

All business plans are definitely not created equal. Don’t believe the experts who treat the idea of a business plan as if it’s a well-defined standard thing, with components that must be included. That’s just not true. Although most of the lean business plan applies to most businesses, the more elaborate formal business plan should… Read More »

Plan, Pitch, Summary, and Elevator Speech

Notice in the above discussion how several variations on a business plan might be relevant to you and your specific business needs. If you don’t need it, don’t do it; but here are some variations that come up often: The lean business plan. Don’t assume you necessarily need the elaborate business plan even if the… Read More »