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Old 2nd November 2010, 04:40 PM   #1
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Default How To Ensure The Business Launch Date Stays On Target

If we have to bet on one thing when it comes to opening a business on schedule; we’d say it WILL NOT. No matter how well you plan, it seems things always go wrong somewhere resulting in delays.

Not being able to open the business on-time can hurt you on multiple fronts –you not only lose sales for every day that the business is not open, while your expense clock is already ticking; but also you end up throwing more money on tasks that are running late.

The reason it takes longer and costs more than you planned when opening a business is that it is a complex project to handle. Don’t believe us? Go and ask someone who has gone through this, even once. There are so many tasks to be completed. Some are under your control; while others you cannot do anything about. Some tasks have dependencies on others. Then there are things that go wrong at the last minute. Finally, when you think you have taken care of everything, the inspector comes in and asks to change certain things because they do not comply with code.

While there will always be tasks that are not in your control, there are step you can take to mitigate other risks to help you open the business as close to original plan as possible. We have highlighted some of them below.

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