31/08/2017

Partnerships: How To Avoid A Nasty Breakup

In the early stages of starting a business, you and your business partner work tirelessly to set-up the business to hit the ground running – brainstorming… Read more  


27/08/2017

Buying a business - explained by a lawyer

Buying a business involves a number of important legal, financial and commercial considerations. If you are looking to buy a business, this article sets out thr… Read more  


25/08/2017

Missions, Visions and Values: corporate flatulence or business doctrine?

Time for a quiz. To what organisations can we attribute the following statements, components of the published statements about themselves: “Integrity. … Read more  


19/07/2017

Rowing your boat vs. Steering your ship. Which are you doing?

“I don’t want to grow too big” are words I very often hear from business owners, when we start a business planning project. My understanding o… Read more  


28/05/2017

Top 11 reasons why having a business is like having a baby

My first business was a restaurant, which, despite the common perception of it being a fun, glamourous businesses, actually really it’s hard work. About… Read more  


09/05/2017

Stingy bosses strangle company culture

Money in small business feels like Australian weather, either drought or flood, always unpredictable and not knowing when the season will change. It’s is … Read more  


03/05/2017

What is a business plan?

The most common perception of a business plan is a formal, structured, professional document that describes all parts of a business, ordered in a sequential and… Read more  


28/03/2017

Business planning – how to make it work.

The enemy of business planning is the business plan, well, at least the traditional concept of the business plan. For most small business owners, the idea of a … Read more  


19/02/2017

Use Guzmania to grow your business

Recently, The Business Plan Company completed a research project on Guzman y Gomez, the highly successful taqueria chain that is steadily growing across Austral… Read more  


04/01/2017

Foot in mouth

Foot in mouth - a condition all business owners should avoid. Here’s how. We have all put our foot in our mouth at some time and said something stupid,… Read more  


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