Business strategy and planning
Business plans are roadmaps for where you want to take your business and how you plan to get there. Access ressources to help you plan, execute, assess and adjust course as needed to build and grow your company.
What you should know about strategic planning
Assessing a plan
Is your plan helping you reach your goals? Here’s how to find out and adjust if needed.
Creating a plan
A strategic plan should be clear, detailed and measurable. See what yours should include.
Implementing a plan
A plan is only as good as its execution. Here’s how to make sure you follow through.
Strategic planning 101
A strategic plan maps out where your business is going and how to get there. Start here.
What you should know about managing a business
Behind every great business is a great leader. Check out these best practices.
Getting business advice
We can’t excel at everything. See when outside advice might be your smartest option.
Surviving a disaster
All businesses need an emergency preparedness plan. See what yours should include.
What you should know about growing a business
Growth can put a huge strain on cash flow. See the when and how of financing growth.
A good plan will help you make sense of the chaos that often accompanies growth. See how.
Growth can take different forms. Here’s some help for weighing your options.
Ready to grow?
Growth brings both opportunities and challenges. See if you’re ready to level up.
What you should know about business innovation
Developing a "winner" isn’t always easy. Here’s how to go after the big payoff.
An innovation mindset can help futurproof your business. Tips for shifting your mindset.
See when and how to get financing for your business innovation projects.
A little innovation can give you a huge competitive edge. Ideas for getting started.
Your ideas are some of your most precious business assets. Learn how to keep them safe.
Partnering to innovate
Tapping into a partner’s expertise can open all sorts of profitable doors. Here’s how.