A solid business plan is your road map to success and a critical tool for funding. It will help you get everything that's in your head onto paper, forcing you to face the harsh realities of starting or growing a business in today's tough climate. Let us walk you through the steps, from vision to financials, including a schedule, examples and potential sources of funding. The most common mistake a new business makes is failure to do a business plan.Seminar Leader: Presented by Bill Litchman, an experienced SCORE counselor. Bill has been preparing business plans for decades for small, medium, large and start-up companies.