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Business Valuation Reality – What is My Company Worth and Why?

You need to step back, think, and plan. You need to understand the process and what lies ahead - before you act. You need an exit strategy!
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  • 1. Selling My Business
  • 2. Exit Strategy and Succession Planning
  • 3. Value Creation
  • 4. Business Valuation
  • 5. Family Business
  • 6. Business Risk
  • 7. Success! Stories
  • 8. Thoughts for Financial Advisors
Business Valuation Reality – What is My Company Worth and Why?
In our first blog in this series, “Selling My Business, What Should I Expect,” we talked about what ...
Selling Your Business?
Selling My Business. What Should I Expect?
"I'm planning on selling my business, where should I start?" We get this a lot. Almost every company ...
Exit Strategy and Value Creation. Many Businesses Never Sell. Many Owners Do Not Get the Price They Need. What About You?
No attention to exit strategy. No attention to value creation. "I am tired, and I want to sell ...
When You Hear: “Hey, I Want to Buy Your Business” But You Have No Exit Strategy
Have you gotten this phone call, regardless of where you are in your exit planning? During challenging, tumultuous ...
You Are Destroying Business Value, Just Pay the %^$*^R and Move On!
Business owners working on exit planning and maximizing the value of their company for sale often take a ...
Should I Sell My Business Without an Advisor?
Optimizing the sale of your company should not be a DIY undertaking. A business sale is complicated, not ...
Family Business Transfer Conversations – Talking with Your Adult Children About Succession Planning
Family Business Succession  Are your children ready to take over your business? The answer I usually get is ...
Sell My Business Now? Wait for the Economy?
There is a lot going on out there but designing your exit strategy is more important than ever. ...
Creative Ideas to Survive and Thrive – Real Business Examples
As I noted in my last blog, we all need to address the urgent. At the same time, ...
Exit Planning / Succession Planning – a Team Sport
Exit and Succession Planning is a Team Sport We have advisors and coaches in all facets of life. ...
The Value Track: Startup – Strategy for Early Stage – A Client Case Study: SculptHouse
The Value Track - Startup Katherine Mason founded SculptHouse fitness studio and activewear boutique, combining her passion for ...
The Value Track: Growth – Strategic Planning & Value Growth – A Client Case Study: Morgan & DiSalvo
THE VALUE TRACK: GROWTH Morgan & DiSalvo, P.C. employs a consultative approach that begins by helping clients identify ...
The Value Track: Exit – Succession Planning / Generation to Generation – A Client Case Study: CDA, Inc.
Positioning and Growth for Transition CDA, Inc. is a successful health insurance agency with four decades of focus ...
Breadth of Business Exit Planning / Succession Planning Options – Real Client Examples
In my blog post on Exit Planning and Succession Planning Options, I discussed the many ways to exit ...
How to Ensure That Your Business Will NOT Grow
"Procrastinate now, don't put it off" ~ Ellen DeGeneres Ah, procrastination! I have put off writing this blog ...
Ugh! No! Written Procedures? The Most Dreaded Driver of Business Value that You Need to Address
Written Procedures - Don't leave money on the table in your exit planning and succession planning! If I ...
Exit / Succession Planning – Many Options for Business Exit Structure
How Can I Leave Thee – Let Me Count the Ways It is not simply a matter of ...
Exit / Succession Planning – TRANSFERABLE Value Drivers
Understanding TRANSFERABLE Value and Value Drivers First, let's discuss Transferable Value I usually put it this way: "What ...
Exit Planning / Succession Planning – Knowing Your Business Value
Knowing Your Business Value Why is it important to know what your business is worth? Well, the obvious ...
Customer Experience – Customer Journey. Driver of Business Value
Customer Experience - Customer Journey. One More in Our Series on Key Drivers of Business Value: The Customer ...
Business Process Improvement Grew Revenue by 70% – a Client Case Study
Business process improvement efforts grew revenue by 70%. This focus on people, process and communication not only increased ...
Compliance Disaster or Compliance Profitability
I have touched on these topics before and it is time to get into them again. Over the ...
Are Your Customers Leaving You?
Are Your Customers Leaving You? One More in Our Series on Key Drivers of Business Value: The Customer ...
Focused Business Growth – Is Your Business Growing or Slowly Dying?
You have heard variations on this quote: “In this world you're either growing or you're dying, so get ...
Do You Have a Competitive Advantage? No, Really, Do You??
A Key Driver in Building Your Company's Value Maximizing the value of your business is a process, requiring ...
Our Client’s Personal Balance Sheet – Optimizing Business Value
A few thoughts for financial advisors... Business Value as a Benchmark for Growth When you put together your ...
How Exit Planning & Succession Planning Will Make You More Profitable TODAY!
"Procrastination is the art of keeping up with yesterday." ~ Don Marquis Are you really going to be ...
The Value Track – Exit Planning – A Client Case Study: VeenendaalCave
VeenendaalCave, Inc. was a leader in the commercial interior design industry, providing a full range of interior planning ...
Beg For Customer Complaints – Grow Your Business – Maximize Value for Exit Planning
Beg For Customer Complaints. One More in Our Series on Key Drivers of Business Value: The Customer Experience. ...
Make Yourself Irrelevant – Maximizing Value for Exit Planning
Make Yourself Irrelevant - Maximizing Value for Exit Planning   There are many ways to build the value ...
Business Merger – Strategic Growth Tool and an Exit Strategy
BUSINESS MERGER SUCCESS A Strategic Growth Tool and an Exit Strategy A bold move! You tend to work ...
WHAT IS YOUR BUSINESS WORTH? Business Valuation
WHAT IS YOUR BUSINESS WORTH? Business Valuation is not an exact science! You are not going to work ...
Customer Retention – Are You Just Whisking it Past the Scanner?
Customer Retention - Are You Just Whisking It Past the Scanner? One More in Our Series on Key ...
Exit Planning – Succession Planning: Nine Options for Exit
Exit Planning - Succession Planning - Nine Options for Exit So many variations to an exit plan! Here ...
Compliance Risk – $45k Time Bomb – Can You Afford One?
Compliance $45k Time Bomb - Can You Afford One? We can complain about all of the regulations our ...
One Crazy Idea for Business Growth
Trying new ideas for business growth is always a good idea. Building business value requires getting out of ...
Exit Planning and Business Value – What is Your Business Worth?
You will exit your business- you are not going to work forever. You may have a date in mind. ...
Managing Risk
Mitigating the inherent risk in all areas of company activity is a critical component of effectively managing your ...

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