Anatomy of a Business Plan by Pinson

“It has often been said that, “You can run your business by the seat of your pants–but you will probably end up with torn pants.”  One of the principal reasons for business failure is the lack of an adequate business plan.  In today’s world, both small and large businesses have come to understand that they need to take the time to evaluate their business potential and map a plan for the future.  It is also understood that lenders and investors no longer risk their money on a business unless they have good reason to think that it will be successful (i.e., profitable).”  Includes four sample business plans.

Anatomy of a Business Plan: A Step-by-step Guide to Building the Business and Securing Your Company’s Future, by Linda Pinson [OM.IM, 2008]