Setting goals is the road to success

Stein, Neville
February 2012
Horticulture Week;2/3/2012, p19
Trade Publication
The article discusses the importance of setting formal business plans in defining the aspects of achievement. A business plan is necessary for any organization even if any external investment is not needed. It is mentioned that successful business people always create and follow the business plans. The contents and different stages of a proper planning are also suggested for the same. The financial section of the planning is also important where all the data is converted into numerical figures.


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