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Optionality and Your Plans for Your Business Future

2019-09-18T14:14:25-04:00

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 Future2019-09-18T14:14:25-04:00

Shaping Your Plans for a Successful Future

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

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 Future2019-09-04T09:30:28-04:00

Successful Planning Starts Much Earlier Than You Think

2019-08-22T13:32:54-04:00

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 Think2019-08-22T13:32:54-04:00

Fairness and Equity Among Family Members

2019-08-12T14:11:21-04:00

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 Members2019-08-12T14:11:21-04:00

2 Self-Made Problems That Can Harm Your Planning

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

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 Planning2019-07-23T11:52:04-04:00

Turning a Lifestyle Business Into a Business Enterprise

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

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 Enterprise2019-07-04T11:01:13-04:00

A Planning Process for Future Success

2019-06-25T10:36:17-04:00

Do not act as if you had ten thousand years to throw away. Death stands at your elbow. Be good for something while you live and it is in your power. –Marcus Aurelius, Meditations Building a successful business likely took you years of deliberate planning. From your initial business plan to now, you’ve built something [...]

A Planning Process for Future Success2019-06-25T10:36:17-04:00

Protecting What You Care About: Business, Family, & Employee

2019-06-05T11:22:22-04:00

As a business owner, you’re likely the most important person in your business. You’re probably the breadwinner for your family. Your employees rely on your leadership and success for their livelihood. A lot of people depend on you. What would happen if, without warning, you were to die or become incapable of running the business? [...]

Protecting What You Care About: Business, Family, & Employee2019-06-05T11:22:22-04:00

Maintaining Control, Minimizing Risk, and Rewarding Your Best Employees

2019-05-24T15:14:58-04:00

For many small-to-mid-market business owners, there are few things more important than maintaining control of the company, minimizing risks for the company, and rewarding the employees that make the company successful. Ownership transfers to the company’s most valuable employees can do all of these things with proper planning, but there is a caveat. While it’s [...]

Maintaining Control, Minimizing Risk, and Rewarding Your Best Employees2019-05-24T15:14:58-04:00

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