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Business Plan Toolbox: Examples of Business Plans from High-Expertise Companies

Creating your own business plan – even one in a simple format – is so much simpler when you can follow some examples. That’s exactly what this blog is about! This article is the fourth one in a series of blogs about the Business Plan Toolbox. If you didn’t see the first three, don’t worry.…
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How to Write a Business Plan for the Construction Industry

Business planning …the phrase alone sounds so formal, so time-consuming, doesn’t it? You have employees and clients to orchestrate. You need to keep your trucks and equipment on the road. You need to keep orders and jobs flowing. You are dealing with breakdowns of various kinds. All the while, you are working to run and…
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How to Write a Business Plan (KISS Style)

As business owners we know: We must plan our work and work our plan. Then why is it that so few of us do it? The answer is simple: Business planning is not usually experienced as being fun. To the contrary, we dread it. It is on par with having a wisdom tooth extracted. Ouch!…
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We All Have a Bottom Drawer” – Is There Gold in Yours?”

Discover the concept of the Bottom Drawer and how it may be affecting your bottom line, good or bad. In the video below, Dr. Stephie Althouse, CEO of Top-Notch CEO, is interviewed by Robert Donnell from P5 Marketing, about the “Bottom Drawer” concept. HINT: It swallows potentially profitable ideas, important projects and business planning that could…
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Digital Turnaround: How Your Online Business Gets Really Successful

Do you have a business that makes most or all its revenue online? Are you considering to rebuild your website to bring your business to the next level and accomplish your goals? Perhaps you are in the process of talking to web developers as we speak. You might be wise to consider a new concept…
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Business Plan Toolbox: Create Your Business Plan with Brilliance Extraction™

Wouldn’t it be great if business planning was refreshingly fast AND it pulled critical ideas out of your own head?  What if it also pulled valuable thoughts of your team members’ brains, too? Meet Business Power Planning paired with Brilliance Extraction and find out how you can accomplish two valuable things at once. This article…
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