Burke Franklin is an entrepreneur, author, and speaker who is best known for creating BizPlanBuilder business plan software and founding Business Power Tools, the company behind a massive collection of management tools for entrepreneurs, business owners and their advisors. He has over 40 years of experience in business and has helped thousands of entrepreneurs to start and grow their businesses. Burke is also the author of several books, including "Business Black Belt" which provides practical advice for entrepreneurs and small business owners on how to build successful businesses. He is also a popular speaker and has given talks on entrepreneurship, business planning, and marketing at conferences and events around the world. Burke Franklin is a strong advocate for entrepreneurship and believes that anyone can start and grow a successful business with the right tools and mindset. He is committed to helping entrepreneurs achieve their goals and has dedicated his career to providing the resources and support they need to succeed.

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🧰 Revealing Risks in Your Business Plan?

It’s OK to Have Risks… Investors Expect Risks! We usually don’t want to talk about risks in our business because it diminishes our opportunity for raising capital, growing, or selling it. To build trust and maintain your credibility as a smart, flexible business executive, it’s better to acknowledge what can go wrong upfront and describe…

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This Story of Gandhi Reminded Me…

There’s a story of a lady who took her son to see Mahatma Gandhi… Once on the schedule for the appointment, she and her son waited all day. Finally, she and her son got to meet the man. Her request was simple: “Mr. Gandhi, Please tell my son to stop eating sweets,” she asked. Gandhi…

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Why Most Strategic Plans Fail & How to Fix Yours

If Strategic Planning Were As Easy as “Re-Painting” Your Business, Where Would You Start? When was the last time you painted something? A piece of furniture, a fence, a room, a house, a car… How did you go about it? Did you just grab a can of spray paint or a brush and start painting?…

* Startup Business Plan, Growing Your Company, Planning, Funding, Strategy, Operations, Systemization

Here’s your best deal on a complete software template to prepare an Business Plan for investors as well as a Strategic and/or Operational plans. Includes financial models, pitch deck template, letters to advisors, etc. Includes links to multiple financing sources.

Stock Options Plan Software Template – Employee Incentive

Here’s how to establish clear ownership terms between yourself, your founding team, and others. Also save cash and pay employees, advisors and contractors with stock options! Everyone loves owning a piece of the business! Here’s exactly how to set it up and make it work — while you maintain control.