Strategic planning tends to be somewhat of a mystery for far too many small business owners, and this lack of knowledge of the subject and the processes involved, is a contributor to the failure of many businesses, especially those still in their early years.


Developing a basic understanding of the value of strategic planning, and the processes of preparing a strategic plan, is a worthwhile exercise for any business owner or manager, not well versed in the subject.


This excellent slideshere presentation, outlines the five tasks involved in strategic planning, and provides details on all other aspects of being far more strategic about how you conduct your business.

Via Warren Norton, Daniel Watson, Richard Andrews