Plan As You Go Business Plan

  • 3 Weeks to Startup, Chapter 15: “Keeping Track”
  • 3 Weeks to Startup, Chapter 17: “Paying Taxes”
  • The Plan-As-You-Go Business Plan, Chapter 5: “Dressing and Growing”, Pages 194-210
  • 3 Weeks to Startup, Chapter 8: “Build Your Team”; and Chapter 9: “Manage Your Team”
  • The Plan-As-You-Go Business Plan, Chapter 4: “Flesh and Bones”, Pages 107-113 on metrics; Pages 156-161 on budgeting and payroll
  • The Art of the Start, Chapter 6: “The Art of Recruiting”

Optional Reading

  • 3 Weeks to Startup, Chapter 16: “Managing the Money”
  • The Plan-As-You-Go Business Plan, Chapter 5: “Dressing and Growing”, Pages 126-161
  • 3 Weeks to Startup, Chapter 16: “Managing the Money”
  • The Plan-As-You-Go Business Plan, Chapter 2: “Planning is not Accounting*”, Pages 47-54
  • The Plan-As-You-Go Business Plan, Chapter 4: “Budget Your Startup Costs”, Pages 161-165
  • 3 Weeks to Startup, Chapter 3: “About Your Market”

Optional Reading

This chapter is not required reading, but it does support the reading for this class session:

  • The Plan-As-You-Go Business Plan, Chapter 5: “Dressing and Growing”, Pages 210-218

You will have required reading for each session from these books:

  • The Plan-As-You-Go Business Plan by Tim Berry
  • 3 Weeks to Startup by Tim Berry and Sabrina Parsons
  • The Art of the Start by Guy Kawasaki

READING

For the first class, it is strongly recommended that you read:

  • The Art of the Start, Chapter 1: “The Art of Starting”

This book is well written and easy to read. You should be able to finish this first chapter very quickly.