Mission

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  • Getting New Business Ideas: Considering
    strengths and weaknesses, getting and assessing ideas, and next
    steps.
  • Devising Business Plan Strategies:
    Success and failure, existing strategies and future SWOTs, strategic
    combinations and statements, and next steps.
  • Developing a Strategic Business Plan: Key
    steps, hindsight plus cause & effect, SWOTs and planning
    worksheet.
  • How to Write a Business Plan: Importance
    of strategy, preparatory work, planning to plan, outline of a
    business plan, and tips when writing.
  • Insights into a Business Plan:
    Scope of survey, overview of findings, lessons learnt, and detailed
    results and conclusions.
  • Preparing Financial Projections:
    Financial modeling with a computer, how models work, planning
    to plan, and tips & traps.
  • Making Cashflow Forecasts: Importance
    of cash, cash flow vs. profit, calculating cash flows, planning
    and the pitfalls, and improving cash
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Mission and Vision | Opportunity Finance Network

Mission

OFN’s mission through 2025 is to lead CDFIs and their partners to ensure that low-income, low-wealth, and other underserved people and communities have access to affordable, responsible financial products and services.

Core Purpose & Vision

OFN exists to align capital with social, economic, and political justice. This is OFN’s purpose. OFN will pursue this purpose for as long as it takes to achieve. When capital and justice are aligned, all people will have the resources and opportunities to act in the best interests of their communities, themselves, and future generations. This is OFN’s vision.

Core Values

OFN’s work is bounded by two values that anchor all that we do:

Justice: Every facet of our work should be directed toward and reflect an unwavering commitment to fair and equal access to, opportunity in, and responsibility for social, economic, and political life. For us, justice is a unifying value.

Excellence: The

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Strategic Business Plan & Strategy Planning with Strategic Planners, Strategic Plans, Mission Statements, Vision, SWOTs, Strategies, Strategy Development

 

 


2. Characteristics of Successful
Businesses

A successful emerging growth business is likely to display many of the
following characteristics:

  1. Sensibly financed (with prudent mix of equity and debt).
  2. Strong cash position (with access to follow-on or contingency funds).
  3. Offers above-average profitability (in terms of return on capital
    invested).
  4. Aims for rapid growth in revenues (with profits lagging but in prospect).
  5. Targets expanding, or otherwise attractive, market segments.
  6. Develops a strong franchise or brand.
  7. Devotes substantial resources to innovation (R&D, offerings
    or market).
  8. Competes on non-price issues (e.g. quality, service, functionality).
  9. Very close to customers and responsive to their needs.
  10. Seeks specialist/leadership image with superior offerings.
  11. Well managed with high-grade staff & good people-management.

Behind every characteristic there should be an explicit strategy designed
to increase the

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Creating a Personal Mission and Vision Statement

Setting goals and making resolutions; out with the old, in with the new—some of us get downright busy charting our ambitions for a fresh year. But have you thought about writing your own personal vision and mission statement? We asked Project Manager Coach Susanne Madsen how to create a powerful and sustainable mission and vision statement to take us into the New Year.

LiquidPlanner: What is a vision and mission statement?

Susanne: A vision and mission statement is a paragraph that encapsulates everything you would like to be, do, and have in your career.

It defines what success and excellence look like to you. It expresses your vision for where you want to be in the future and it reflects your values, goals, and purpose and how you want to operate.

Can you give an example of one?

Of course—here’s one:

“My vision is to be an honest, empathetic and

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