Yes of course you wanted to know some business things before running it. I bumped this book from a bookstore around Quezon City that i wanted to share with you. Axly, a 4mb PDF file is already available around the net. If you are interested, you can download the PDF file here but requires free registration 🙂 .
If you are starting a new business or planning your businessв future, there are plenty of things you should take into account. Strategic Planning For Dummies covers everything you need to know to develop a plan for building and maintaining a competitive advantage no matter what business you are in.
It is written by Erica Olsen, founder and President of a business development firm that helps entrepreneurial-minded business plan for a successful future, this handy guide covers all the basics, including:
* How a strategic plan is different than a business plan
* Establishing a step-based planning process
* Planning for and encouraging growth
* Taking a long-view of your organization
* Evaluating past performance
* Defining and refining your mission, values, and vision
* Sizing up your current situation
* Examining your industry landscape
* Setting your strategic priorities
* Planning for unknown contingencies