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Due to the lack of accountability involving skilled labor, we’ve created a simple, effective, easy to use tool for planning, operating, and growing your business with military efficiency.
5 Paragraph Business Plan combines proven business and military planning concepts into a powerful tool that's simple and easy to use. Listen to our tutorial episodes while you build your plan. Talk with one of our advisors to gain helpful leadership and planning insights.
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5 Paragraph Business Plan: The Action Oriented Business Management Tool For Leaders
Details: The “5 Paragraph Business Plan” is based on the United States military’s 240 year old operational planning concepts, which have been refined through actions on the battlefield. The VALUE of the “5 Paragraph Business Plan” is in it’s simplicity. It is an action-oriented and situationally-flexible approach to conducting business management between executive leadership, operational leadership, and key leaders in the field. The "5 Paragraph Business Plan" keeps your whole organization operating on the same page. In association with 5paragraph.com
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5paragraph.com is helping vetrepreneurs get started
The 5 Paragraph Business Plan combines proven business and military planning concepts into a powerful tool that's simple and easy to use. It helps business owners to organize, conceptualize, and run teams with military efficiency. Michael is writing a book about the plan, complete with tutorials. "We make it super simple. It's auditory, it's visual, it's kinesthetic. It's a workbook, and you have to put pen to paper, otherwise you're not going to retain it.
Top Veteran Entrepreneurs
Veterans do a lot for us on and off the battlefield. Sometimes, they truly shine off the battlefield and become fantastic entrepreneurs. In this article discussing veteran entrepreneurs, we’d like to take a chance to look at some of our strongest veterans’ projects once they stepped off the field and back into helping from a civilian lifestyle.
How to License Products and Serve Our Veterans, Too
By Tracy Leigh Hazzard CEO, Hazz Design
What a combat patrol can teach you about business planning
One of them is Michael Penney, a Marine Corps veteran. When I asked him how infantrymen planned their most important missions and how business leaders could use the same process, he had five steps to share.
Shawn RhodesContributing Writer
Veteran Entrepreneurs you should know in 2017
In the last four years we have seen the rise of the vetrepreneurs, these warriors turned business owners have a drive and passion most of their civilian counterparts only wish they could have. I wanted to share 22.6 veterans and veteran-owned businesses you should know in 2017...
Dwayne D. Paro, ContributorVeteran Empowerment Coach/Author/Blogger/Podcaster/Speaker
Jobs After the Military: Feeling Out-of-Place
KARA PEREZNovember 10, 2017
Charlie Mike Podcast
Dwayne Paro welcomes Michael J. Penney to today’s podcast. In 2015 Michael co-founded Cigars and Sea Stories, a podcast devoted to sharing stories with veterans who are adding value to the world. March of 2016 he presented at TEDx Raleigh, “What’s Your IED: How to Add Value to During Life's Explosive Situations” - in an effort to bridge the life of veterans and civilians. Tune in to learn about it!
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Situation Problem / opportunity Team and support
Mission “We are going to do ___[THIS]___ in order to accomplish ___[THAT]___.”
Execution Intentions Objectives Tasks
Vision of the future once the mission is completed