It can be in your head (many successful businesses were started with a non-written business plan), but I prefer it on paper. There are many resources on the Internet for writing a business plan. I like the ones at the Small Business Administration's website, sbs.gov (a great source for funding as well, which we'll talk about in Step Three).
Although your goal is to focus all your energy on your own business, it's not unusual for entrepreneurs to hold down a traditional job while their companies grow.
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