Make a Plan

Make a Plan

How do you make a plan for the rest of this year? If the last six months have taught us anything it’s that we can’t predict the next twist in the story. So is planning a pointless waste of time? This is the (polite) argument that I’ve been engaged in this week while I...
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Financing a growing business

Yesterday I was lucky enough to be at the NatWestBoost event in Exeter with Wilfred Emmanuel-Jones of The Black Farmer. It was a fantastic morning full of inspiration and really good advice – but what struck me was Wilfred’s take on financing his business. With an...
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Does my Business Plan need a Mission Statement?

Mission statements are just corporate waffle, about “empowering”, “finding new paradigms” and “evangelising findings”. Right? Recently I have been working in developing Business Plans with two (very different) clients. As part of my preparation for this I started...