Debra Banks Shares the 8 Pearls for a Successful Business Plan

In this episode, Dr. Tami Patzer talks with Debra Banks, the founder of Biz Aim Academy, about the importance of having an actionable business plan for businesses of all sizes.

Debra Banks has a rich background in finance, an MBA, and over 30 years of corporate experience. She has dedicated her post-retirement years to empowering business owners through effective business planning. Debra has developed the 8 Pearls business plan framework – a step-by-step guide designed to turn business passion into profit.

During the interview, Debra shares her journey and the insights she gained from losing $220,000 in a business venture that lacked a proper plan. She breaks down the 8 Pearls of her framework, which include defining your passion and purpose, understanding your target audience and their problems, creating the right product and pricing, effective promotion and partnerships, and maintaining financial projections.

Whether you’re just starting a business or looking to scale an existing one, this episode is a must-listen. Debra’s wealth of experience and practical advice can help any entrepreneur create a solid foundation for a successful, profitable business. Tune in to learn how the 8 Pearls business plan framework can guide you toward your goals.

You can find out more about Debra Banks and the Biz Aim Academy at BizAimAcademy.com. Take the assessment quiz to see where you are in your business journey and how Debra’s program can help you.

Tamara "Tami" Patzer

Tamara "Tami" Patzer is a No. 1 best-selling author, publisher, and video producer at Blue Ocean Authority.She is the creator of Women Innovators Radio with its sister book publications:No. 1 Women Innovators: Leaders, Makers and GiversBook Series and Big Message, Big Mission book series. She works with authors,influencers, innovators, and trendsetters to Get Media Exposure.