Preparing Your Business For Sale
“I’m not ready to sell my business, but I want my business to be ready to sell.” This statement, made by one of our clients sums up the ideal situation for any business owner to create for themselves. Having a Ready, Set, Sell business means that your business is ready...Read More about Ready, Set, Sell Your Business
For most business owners selling their business will be the single largest financial transaction of their lifetime and one that will fund the next steps in life. Once the big decision to sell has been made there are many more decisions to be dealt with throughout the sales process. Many...Read More about Flexible Sellers Win At The Closing Table
Selling a business is a big decision and owners experience a wide range of emotions just arriving at the decision to sell. There are lots of big and small decisions along the way and since most business owners only sell one business in a lifetime – they simply don’t know...Read More about Reduce The Stress Of Selling Your Business
A business that can thrive without the owner at the center of all its operations is more valuable because processes can run smoothly with or without you. The truth is buyers aren’t interested in purchasing a job, they are interested in businesses that aren’t dependent on any one person. It...Read More about Why You Should Fire Yourself Before You Sell Your Business
If your business is reliant on you for the day-to-day operations, prepare to get less money when you go to sell it. Do a quick self-check; how often do you say phrases like: I just can’t get away My employees can’t make a decision without me My customers only want...Read More about You May Be Driving Down Your Business Value
How do I get ready to sell my business? We get asked this question a lot! Here are our Top 3 suggestions for being proactive in preparing your business for sale. Don’t wait too late to select your Deal Team Your Deal Team is comprised of four professionals, and their...Read More about How Do I Get Ready To Sell My Business?
It’s inevitable – you and your business will eventually separate. Most business owners want to leave at the height of success and reap the rewards of the hard work and long hours they’ve put into their business, yet most don’t know what their business would sell for today. Business owners...Read More about What is My Business Worth and Why?
For most business owners, selling their business is the single largest transaction of their lifetime, yet many do little to prepare for it. A great place to start is to put on what we call your “Buyer’s Glasses” to scrutinize your business as if you were going to purchase it....Read More about Think Like A Buyer To Sell Your Business
On October 2, 1959, the classic science fiction TV show ‘The Twilight Zone’ debuted. Rod Serling introduced 150 episodes and began the first with: “There is a fifth dimension beyond that which is known to man. It is a dimension as vast as space and as timeless as infinity. It...Read More about Avoid the Twilight Zone of Due Diligence
How much did your home increase in value last year? Certainly, it varies depending on where you live, however the median price for an existing home was up 17% in the last year. How much did your stock portfolio increase over the last 12 months? By way of a benchmark,...Read More about How to increase the value of your business by 71%