If you watched our last episode, you will have learned that it is never too late to make a business plan. You can also download our Simple Business Plan Template to get started.

In this episode, we look at some of the common mistakes business owners make when creating and using business plans.

So look out for these 5 common business plan fails:

  1. Not actually making a plan
  2. Lack specific goals
  3. Plan isn’t implemented
  4. No accountability
  5. Nothing is measured


Paul Sweeney Chartered Accountant & Business Advisor, launched Pretium Solutions after a long and successful career in accounting and business advisory. Paul credits his passion for small business with growing up in country NSW, where family-run businesses were the cornerstone of everyday life.

For Paul, the driving force behind The Business Behind Your Business was to make high end, proactive, directed and value-based advisory services available to small to medium businesses.

Paul brings to the table decades of experience as a highly qualified accountant and business advisor at every level of business. Through consulting, coaching and on-the-ground training and operations, his focus is on unlocking the untapped potential for greater profitability. Paul’s qualifications allow him to pair strategic advice with an advanced understanding of taxation and compliance matters.