It is very important to maintain flexibility of thought, not to lose Critical vision and ability to judge
How does one begin writing a business plan
During the first meeting:
we mainly listen to you, and ask questions for our clarification. This meeting is usually attended by one of our project managers and company founders, and is aimed at pinpointing and recognizing the client’s needs, matching expectations regarding the process, and defining a timeline for the delivery of the business plan.
The second meeting:
the one we like to refer to as the “hard one” – usually takes place after we have received and analyzed initial data received from the client, and conducted a survey of the relevant market. In this meeting our aim is to present our preliminary findings. At this stage our comprehension of the business plan you need is much clearer than before, and at times clearer than your own….
In our fourth meeting:
we begin to consider numbers or in other words, “show me the money!” During this meeting we begin to consolidate the key assumptions upon which your financial model will be based.
Of course each writing process is uniquely tailored to the client and differs both in terms of content and the number of meetings required. The nature of the project will largely depend on the type of client and business, which is why writing business plans, is such an exciting and varied thing to do…