Author Archives: Tim Berry

Tim Berry is a guest blogger for SBA, as well as founder and chairman of Palo Alto Software and bplans.com. He is an author of several books as well as the business plan software Business Plan Pro and www.liveplan.com.

Four Easy Steps to a Lean Business Plan

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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…

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Business Plan Myths

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The need for good business planning is as strong as ever, and the potential benefits are as important as ever. Every business owner ought to have a business plan. But the best strategies for business planning are different than they used to be. With that in mind, I’ve identified eight pervasive myths that stand between you, the business owner, and the planning your business ought to have. 1. A business…

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