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 Nine Ways Small Business Plans Should be Different

In 1994, I wish I’d known what I know now; small business plans should be different than big business plans.  I could have saved myself time as I wrote the plan for my consulting business.  I would have developed my plan differently.  I should have used my plan differently to […]


GoodBusiness Monday: Howard Schultz, Business Innovation Challenge, and Links

  Our leadoff this morning is Howard Schultz, the CEO of Starbucks Coffee. In 1987 Howard bought a Seattle, Washington chain of 6 specialty coffee stores that had just begun selling espresso.  Today, Starbucks has over 21,000 coffee shops in 65 countries.  Howard Schulz tells the  story in two books:  “Pour […]


3 High Ideas for your personal business plan

Recently I posted an article about 4 sweetspot ages to start a business.  Here are three great ideas for your personal business plan (the one you build on throughout your life).  These are fresh ideas and stories from insightful business innovation thought leaders. Business Plan Adventures in High School If […]


Business Plan or Business Model? Or Both?

In depth insights, detailed help. Why traditional business plans are still relevant and why business modeling is powerful. And… when to use both.


4 Sweetspot Entrepreneur Ages: 7, 16, 22 and 65

The best entrepreneurship opportunities don’t depend on your skills, profession or location. In this short post I explain why I think that 7, 16, 22 and 65 are the “sweetspot” ages to start your new enterprise.