Welcome to 5 Paragraph

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 contracting 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. 

Our goal is to empower you and your team. 

During this introduction tutorial you will learn about the "5 Paragraph Business Plan" based on the U.S. military's operations order. 

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How to use METT-TSL to create an elevator pitch

During this "5 Paragraph Business Plan" tutorial we discuss the orientation paragraph, specifically METT-TSL. Learn how to use the METT-TSL template to construct your elevator pitch. Use that pitch to validate your business concept and create the overall plan. 

During this "5 Paragraph Business Plan" tutorial episode you will learn how to create a salute report using the templates found throughout the guidebook.

During this "5 Paragraph Business Plan" tutorial episode you will learn how to construct the situation-friendly paragraph of your business plan. Tell us who your friends are and how they help the mission. 

During this "5 Paragraph Business Plan" tutorial episode you will learn how to construct your mission statement and directives; thus enticing investors and shareholders to continue reading your plan.

During this "5 Paragraph Business Plan" tutorial episode you will learn how to begin constructing the execution paragraph. This gets into the 'meat and potatoes' of your plan, answering how your venture will succeed. 

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During this "5 Paragraph Business Plan" tutorial episode, you will learn how to craft a commander's intent based on the mission statement and directives. This build off of the previous episode. 

This episode draws upon elements of the previous episode. During this tutorial episode of "5 Paragraph Business Plan" you will learn how to develop a more detailed plan involving tasks, time, concept of operations; scheme of maneuver.

This episode draws upon elements of the previous episode. During this tutorial episode of "5 Paragraph Business Plan" you will learn how to develop a more detailed plan involving tasks, time, concept of operations; scheme of maneuver.

On this episode of "5 Paragraph Business Plan" tutorials you will learn how to develop your execution in further detail. 

On this episode of "5 Paragraph Business Plan" tutorials you will learn how to begin developing your financials. You can do this! You have the ability to track what's happening in your business. 

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On this episode of "5 Paragraph Business Plan" tutorials you will learn how to develop a break even analysis for your business. We walk through the common formulas and rules associated with early stage business financials.

On this episode of "5 Paragraph Business Plan" tutorials you will learn how to develop the management section or ' command/signal' portion of your business plan.

On this episode of "5 Paragraph Business Plan" tutorials you will learn how to bring all the elements of your business plan into a clear, concise, and easy to understand executive summary.  Motivating investors and shareholders to read further into your plan. 

On this episode of "5 Paragraph Business Plan" tutorials you will learn how to use the "5 Paragraph Business Plan" as an operational tool. Every member of the entire organization uses the same template to create action-oriented plans. Empower your leadership!

On this episode of "5 Paragraph Business Plan" tutorials you will learn how to create fragmentary orders to empower you leadership. FRAG-Os enable leaders at the lowest level to create action-oriented plans that lead to execution and overall mission success. 

On this episode of "5 Paragraph Business Plan" tutorials you will learn how to create a winning pitch deck by drawing upon the various elements of your plan. Rally your team and brief the plan. Get outside the building and add VALUE to the world!

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