NOTE -- This book corresponds page by page with the 5P Tutorials. Simply listen and fill out the book as you go.

"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 its simplicity. It is the action-oriented, situationally-flexible, approach to conducting business management between executive leadership, operational leadership, and key leaders in the field.

"5 Paragraph Business Plan" keeps your whole organization operating on the same page.


Michael J. Penney is a LEADER - he is an inventor, speaker, author, podcast host, bearded raconteur…

Michael is a Marine Corps infantry combat veteran of Iraq & Afghanistan and a veteran of entrepreneurship / intrapreneurship.

Using his experience gained leading in the military and business, Michael created 5Paragraph Business Plan, and the greater overall military management method for the modern workforce.

Michael has trained over 50,000+ personnel as an instructor and spoken to audiences around the world at business retreats.

He is a fun-loving father of four. He is well read, studious, intelligent, and funny. He is an adventurer spending time outdoors hiking, hunting, fishing, camping. Michael is a wandering deep thinker.

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