On the advice of a good friend I’ve just started reading The Art of War (Sun-Tzu).
I barely opened the book to start reading and I’ve already seen incredible parallels with business ownership (business planning) I think particularly with small business ownership.
Let me share because Chapter 1 in The Art of War is called Making of Plans (substitute business planning)
Yes if you know me that would catch my attention. I’m adapting the words to fit the business environment.
A grave affair of state
It is a place
Of success and failure
To survival and extinction
To be considered carefully
There are Five Fundamentals
The Vision: To see the opportunity and not waiver (NOTE: A Vision Statement is the first element in business planning)
Change: Is inevitable
Action: Is required (NOTE: Action Plans implement business planning)
Leadership: Requires wisdom, and courage
Accountability: To do
Every business owner is (should be) aware
He who grasps them
He who fails to grasp them
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Head my plan
Listen to me
And victory is surely yours
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Follow the advice
And master this opportunity
This is the way…to success in 2014
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