WINNERS ARE PLANNERS… what should go in a Business Plan? The best way to answer that question is to first of all establish what should NOT go in a Business Plan. Bottom line… keep it simple. Have you ever asked someone for directions and you wished you hadn't? By the time they were done explaining how to get there, you were so confused that you knew you had to ask someone else or you would be lost forever? Many people inadvertently over-complicate things. I have seen too many plans for too many businesses that start off with Volume one, Volume II, etc. If you make things too complicated, you will spend all your time planning and not enough time executing. The basic components should be as straightforward as this:
1. Where am I now?
2. Where do I want to go?
3. What do I have to do to get there?
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Here are the specifics of a concise, simple Business Plan:
BK's 2013 Real Estate Salesperson Business Plan
1. 2012 Highlights – actual results/#s & what did I do well?
2. My Strengths – what should I capitalize on doing again & even better next year?
3. My Personal Goals for the next 12 months – what do I want to get out of all this?
4. My GPS – what production levels are necessary to achieve #3?
5. What's Holding Me Back? – my top 3 inhibitors
6. Action Steps – making it all happen
Don't make it complicated. Create a simple roadmap for yourself. Put it in your GPS and follow the instructions. Above all make sure you have a plan. Here's what Jim Rohn said… "If you don't design your own life plan, chances are you will fall into someone else's plan. And guess what they have planned for you? Not much." All that is required is to follow the above steps. Make 2013 the year you stay on track and end up exactly where you want to go! NO Excuses.