Kansas City’s Joe Calhoon, published earlier this month, The 1 Hour Plan for Growth, where he provides a system for creating a clear and compelling business plan for growth.
I believe business plans are critical to any business — new or old. So, if this book helps those who have been putting off the task because it seems too daunting, try Calhoon’s book.
The 194-page shows business leaders how to write a plan in about one hour so it fits on a single sheet of paper. The plan will include six essential elements:
And, Calhoon teaches how to write a plan that will engage employees and develop leadership capacity. Calhoon’s system has been used by Kansas City-based companies, such as:
•Cruise Holidays of KC
•Jack Stack Barbecue
•United Heating & Cooling
“Joe Calhoon is an expert at making the growth planning process simple. This book is a must read for every team member where leadership is committed to growth. Now there is a book which makes the growth planning process simple and practical,” said Stephen Linnemann, VP at Burns & McDonnell Engineering.