Trailblazer Tuesday | November, 14 You don’t have the right to get comfortable.
We’re going to introduce Trailblazer Tuesday and the Preferred Adventure Center. Now I know that takes some explanation for you guys and everybody out there in the Facebook world. I’m sure we got millions of people watching us right now. We’re in a basement room at Preferred Insurance Center and if you want to think […]
OK, if you’ve done a good job so far, this is where business planning meets action. It’s time to launch! 20% of your work will give you 80% of your results so due the right 20%! Look at your first year goals and for each one, define the actions that will need to be done […]
Big, small, long-term, urgent. For each Broad Attack Category, first answer, “What absolutely must happen this year?” Then, for each B.A.C. ask yourself, “What is halfway between here, and the 5 year dream?” Now you have the 3 year goals. Take the time to clearly define the goal and vividly describe what success is – Think […]
You’ll need to divide what you do up a little so you can get the help you need. People usually like and excel in certain areas so divide your business goals up. Use broad areas that go together like: Financials, Sales, Manufacturing, Team Building… Return To Business Planning Outline
It really is worth it, but you need to keep it real. Strengths – What are our 3 biggest strengths? Weakness – What are our 3 biggest weaknesses? Opportunities – What are the 3 biggest opportunities we can succeed with in the next 6 months? Threats – What three things do you worry about the […]
Make up your mind who gets to have input, and who gets to decide. It may sound simple, but it isn’t often. In some organizations, they vote on everything. That isn’t leadership at all, that is a recipe for disaster. We are talking about writing plans and statements that define what your organization will become. […]
Business planning needs to start somewhere, and I think it should start with writing a culture description. I debated between writing a Mission Statement or a Culture Statement. I chose to start with the Culture Statement because it is a statement about “who” your business is, or perhaps “who” you want your business to be. […]