Every business needs a business plan, a plan to meet the expected and unexpected opportunities and obstacles the future holds. Preparing a business plan is part of the process of preparing for a business. This book will show you how to take a long, hard look at each element of the plan and then how to communicate the right message to the right people to maximize the chances of getting your business venture launched. "Creating a Business Plan" covers the kinds of information that needs to be contained in a successful business plan, as well as how to present that information so that your readers get what they need and understand quickly what you're asking of them.
The Pocket Mentor Series offers immediate solutions to common challenges managers face on the job every day. Each book in the series is packed with handy tools, self-tests, and real life examples to help you identify your strengths and weaknesses and hone critical skills. Whether you're at your desk, in a meeting, or on the road, these portable guides enable you to tackle the daily demands of your work with greater speed, savvy, and effectiveness.