The One-Hour Business Plan: The Simple and Practical Way to Start Anything New

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John Wiley & Sons, Sep 30, 2013 - Business & Economics - 167 pages
A guide to writing a successful business plan—in just one hour

A strong business plan greatly increases a business chance of success, especially in an economic environment in which more than 50 percent of businesses fail within three years. Your business plan can serve as a foundation for your successful business. The One-Hour Business Plan, written by seasoned entrepreneur and business instructor John McAdam, helps you lay that foundation. With the help of this book, aspiring entrepreneurs can write a viable business plan in just one hour.

  • Offers step-by-step guidance on the process of writing a business plan, with field-tested instructional techniques that are simple, strong, and easy to implement
  • Written by John McAdam, a "been there, done that" hired CEO and serial entrepreneur with decades of real-world experience, who helps ordinary people become entrepreneurs and helps entrepreneurs become successful

The One-Hour Business Plan outlines a process and a framework for creating a business plan that sets you up for success. Give your business the best odds for success, in just one hour of your time.

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JOHN McADAM has decades of business experience as a hired CEO, serial entrepreneur, and instructor. He holds an MBA from the Wharton School and has taught strategic business planning at the Wharton Small Business Development Center for years. Quoted in business publications such as Inc., Success, Crain's New York Business, Business News Daily, and Wharton Alumni Magazine, John McAdam also speaks for organizations, having been a frequent radio guest and guest speaker on NBC10 Philadelphia Small Business Week and Money Matters TV. To book John McAdam, visit

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