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Business Plan Competition


Kimberly Henry San Angelo, TX

Greetings! I made it to the semi-finals of a business plan competition and would like some critical but constructive feedback!

I am the Founder and CEO of The GOLD Beacon, PLLC. I am a nonprofit development coach that provides problem solutions to increase an agency's capacity through sustaining guidance.

8 November 2022 4 replies Small Business



Jim Kennedy Cherry Hill, NJ

Thank you for your service!
Far and away the very best guidance I had on business plans was the "Harvard Business Review Entrepreneur's Handbook" It was about $25 and it got here in about 2 days. It covers business plans and the presentation thereof in depth in one specific 26 page chapter.
I say its the best based on a 47 year accounting career, the last 20 as a CPA with a master's degree in accounting. The book helped me a lot with my business plan and those I write for others. Good luck!

James Kennedy, CPA MSA, CGMA
Cherry Hill, NJ


Patrick E Alcorn Arlington, TX

Hi Kimberly, Thank you for joining us for the 2-Day ProfitMastery workshop at the Business Beyond the Battlefield Conference (#bbbc22). Its great to hear that you were able to leverage the #bbbc22 experience in order to advance in the pitch competition. Although we look forward to you joining us next year, our support does not end with the conference. Contact us at for business plan review and additional technical assistance to enhance your chances for a pitch competition victory, as well as to grow, improve, and prosper as a nonprofit business owner. BTW...don't forget to share your #bbbc22 experience ( and the SUPER Early Bird offer for #bbbc23 at


John Dyck, Ph.D. Spring, TX

Contact the San Antonio Small business administration (SBA).

Contact the Senior Core of Retired Executives (SCORE) office in San Antonio.

Both of these will provide face-to-face help.

Good Luck


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