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.

Selling 3.0

Excerpted from the book on mindful business management, Business Black Belt. What if your customers already want to buy? Your job then, as a good salesperson, is to engineer the deal.   Sales techniques we learned in the past are appalling and ineffective, yet many are still in use — let’s revisit the sales process…

Update – State Laws and Regulations Regarding Marijuana Testing

State Laws and Regulations Regarding Marijuana Testing State Cannabis Policy Enactment Database It’s vital for employers to stay up to date with evolving cannabis and employment laws to avoid potential discrimination lawsuits. There is no federal law that prevents marijuana drug testing, and many states leave the decision up to the individual employer. The National…

Business Plan Summary, Projections, Intro Letter Templates: Pitch Investors, Donors, Lenders to Raise Capital… Word/Excel $37

Raising Capital?

Here’s Your Ticket to Engage Investors, Donors, Lenders, Licensees, or Buyers. Excerpted from our best-selling BizPlanBuilder business plan system. Includes a fully scripted Executive Summary and integrated Excel-based revenue forecast worksheet.

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3 Ideas On Business in These Interesting Times

3 Ideas On Business in These Interesting Times   Some Things You Must Keep Top of Mind… Bob Friedenthal of MyCity.com and I were talking about what we could do right now for our businesses and tribe. Bob asked me what I’d recommend. I’ve been thinking about these 3 things for a while: 1. Establishing…