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The One-Hour Business Plan: The Simple and Practical Way to Start Anything New by John McAdam

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Setting the Tone

In this writing, I want to have a conversation with you as if we are meeting at a coffee shop, pub, or airport. This is not another BS business book where the author dumps from head to paper without facts or replicable tools for the reader. This work was strategically planned after years of experience and observations of more than 1,000 business plans and their results. What are the patterns and most essential elements of any business plan foundation? I write to share some answers with you here. I give you everything I have to date to support you with a foundation for your innovative journey. I've been educating innovators long enough to know that most of you will not write anything for myriad reasons, and I respect that. For those of you who do plan something in writing, welcome to the power of business planning and the benefits therein. At the end, if you share your written plan with us, we can collaborate on your journey and possibly make it safer and more enriching for you. The collective mind of our community is smarter and more experienced than I ever can or will be. Now, about our conversation…

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