Business Planning Books

I read a lot of books and these are looking at business planning for business start-ups and business plans to raise finance from banks, private equity and venture capitalists.

These business plans are written to “sell the business idea” and shouldn’t be confused with the strategic planning books which take a more detailed look at how you can compete more effectively.

The One Page Business Plan by Jim Horan

by Paul Simister on June 23, 2011

The One Page Business Plan by Jim Horan is very different from other business planning books I’ve read. First I should say that I have read the UK edition which involved Paul Barrow in the translation. I don’t know how different this version is to the one available in the United States. I should also […]

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The Best Laid Business Plans by Paul Barrow

by Paul Simister on June 22, 2011

I enjoyed reading The Best Laid Business Plans: How To Write Them, How To Pitch Them by Paul Barrow. It is one of the Virgin Business Guides but don’t be fooled, Sir Richard Branson had very little to do with it. Business planning is essential for any business start-up and it’s important for any business […]

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