One of the most common reasons for business owners not getting the benefit of business planning is putting off doing a plan because it seems too hard. People still think of a business plan as a big formal document, hard to do, and — sadly — not worth the effort. But what they miss with that attitude is the lean planning that could steer their business better.
Here's how to do a lean business plan in four easy steps:
- Strategy is Focus
- Tactics to Match Strategy
- Specifics on What, When, and How Much
- Essential Numbers