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Essex Business Podcast: Is failing to plan, planning to fail?

by Kim Aaronricks

As a challenging 2021 turns into a hopefully more optimistic 2022, episode 17 of the Essex Business Podcast examines the issue which most of us know is important, but too often never get round to doing - strategic planning.

We hear from experts who discuss the importance of planning ahead, why plans sometimes go amiss and what can be done to get them back on track.

Dan Kirby, owner of Trade Price Cars , explains how he has adapted his short and long term business planning in order to maintain an award winning dealership; Graham Broughton, co-lead of the Group2Grow programme talks about the help available for SMEs in Essex; and Sara Marshall, founder of The Strategy Place , discusses the practical resources you need to develop effective, efficient and practical customer plans.

Listen to the episode online at or find it on Spotify, Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts and Amazon Music by searching ‘Essex Business Podcast’.

Episode 18 will be released later this month, so to make sure you don’t miss it please visit , or subscribe directly from your usual podcast content provider.

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