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If You Love What You Do, Why Should You Make Plans to Leave?

2019-12-06T14:01:05-05:00

Many business owners love the companies they’ve founded, whether it’s because of the work they do, the changes they effect, the money their companies provide, or something else. When you carve out a comfort zone within your business, you might question why you would want to plan for your business exit. Today, we’ll look at [...]

If You Love What You Do, Why Should You Make Plans to Leave?2019-12-06T14:01:05-05:00

How Do Business Performance and Health Affect Your Planning?

2019-11-08T11:03:11-05:00

Many successful business owners don’t feel any urgency to plan for the futures of their businesses. When owners are comfortable where they’re at, they may struggle to plan with a longer view of their business futures, perhaps asking, “Why change what works?” One way to answer this question is to define what makes a business [...]

How Do Business Performance and Health Affect Your Planning?2019-11-08T11:03:11-05:00

How Long Does Planning for Your Business’ Future Take?

2019-10-16T09:46:40-05:00

One of the first questions business owners ask about exiting their businesses is, “Just how long is all of this supposed to take?” The true answer is it depends. There are many things to consider as you shape your Exit Plan. You might have a business that’s worth $10 million but is overly reliant on [...]

How Long Does Planning for Your Business’ Future Take?2019-10-16T09:46:40-05:00

What You May Get Wrong About Business Valuations

2019-10-29T11:13:18-05:00

Business valuations are important to successful planning. They tell you what your business is worth to a potential buyer. Though business valuations seem simple on the surface, even the smartest and most successful business owners can misinterpret their importance. Business valuations generally tell you two things. First, they tell you whether you can sell or [...]

What You May Get Wrong About Business Valuations2019-10-29T11:13:18-05:00

Optionality and Your Plans for Your Business Future

2019-09-18T14:14:25-05:00

When many business owners first think about their business futures, their first question is, “Whom am I going to sell this business to once it’s my time to leave it?” It makes sense for owners to ask this question first, since the answer to that question can guide how their futures look. But this is [...]

Optionality and Your Plans for Your Business Future2019-09-18T14:14:25-05:00

Shaping Your Plans for a Successful Future

2019-09-04T09:30:28-05:00

When we talk about planning for the future, we often talk creating a plan. The idea of creating something as big as a plan for the future can imply a ton of from-scratch work (as is often the case), which can cause you to want to put that ton of work off to another day. [...]

Shaping Your Plans for a Successful Future2019-09-04T09:30:28-05:00

Successful Planning Starts Much Earlier Than You Think

2019-08-22T13:32:54-05:00

Many business owners believe they have plenty of time to create a successful plan for the future of their businesses. Most commonly, owners think that if they give themselves a few years, they can transform their businesses into whatever they need them to be: whether that means bigger, more valuable, or more easily sold/transferred. And [...]

Successful Planning Starts Much Earlier Than You Think2019-08-22T13:32:54-05:00

Fairness and Equity Among Family Members

2019-08-12T14:11:21-05:00

If you’re like many business owners, your business plays a large role in supporting your family’s lifestyle. As you plan for your business’ future, you may run into questions about how to treat family members fairly in your plans. This is especially crucial if you have children who work in the business and children who [...]

Fairness and Equity Among Family Members2019-08-12T14:11:21-05:00

2 Self-Made Problems That Can Harm Your Planning

2019-07-23T11:52:04-05:00

Planning for your business’ future success is a long-term effort in problem solving. Usually, the problems you’ll try to solve result from the natural evolution of the business. For example, as your business has grown, you may have hired more employees or managers to keep pace. Problems like these are good problems to have. But [...]

2 Self-Made Problems That Can Harm Your Planning2019-07-23T11:52:04-05:00

Turning a Lifestyle Business Into a Business Enterprise

2019-07-04T11:01:13-05:00

Many business owners start their companies as lifestyle businesses to support a certain kind of lifestyle that they want. Some found businesses because they have an urge to create and build. Others want to be their own bosses. Still others want to control their own destinies. Whatever the reason, many businesses start as and evolve [...]

Turning a Lifestyle Business Into a Business Enterprise2019-07-04T11:01:13-05:00

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This Is A Custom Widget

This Sliding Bar can be switched on or off in theme options, and can take any widget you throw at it or even fill it with your custom HTML Code. Its perfect for grabbing the attention of your viewers. Choose between 1, 2, 3 or 4 columns, set the background color, widget divider color, activate transparency, a top border or fully disable it on desktop and mobile.