Taking on any large project can be manageable when you have a reliable process in place. When deciding to exit your business, for example, you will need a proven process in place to ensure you have covered all the bases.
When you started your business, it was probably obvious that you needed a plan. It may be less obvious, though, that when you leave your business,
Succession planning, Exit Planning, and business planning may seem interchangeable in most people’s eyes. However, each type of planning plays a very different role in the process of designing.
While there are many uncertainties when planning for the future, one factor that is almost always essential to the success of your future plans is cash flow.
When we start any important project, it is common to choose to plan in phases. Sometimes we choose to plan in phases because there is a certain aspect of the project that we consider to be more urgent than others.
As an owner of a successful business, it’s likely that you got where you are today through efficient planning. You may have planned out your business model, your competitive advantage, or your target customers and how you’d get them to use your products or services.
One of the most important elements of a successful business transition is transferable value. No matter what an owner sees for the future of the business, transferable value can be the common denominator that makes all goals more achievable.
Business owners have a lot of information at their fingertips. There are calculators and assessments available for just about every aspect of your business and personal situation.
Global economic disruption uniquely affects each business. Whether you are being hit with a hammer or expect to suffer a slow burn, your reaction to changes and proactive planning will play a major role in how your future unfolds.
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As a business owner, you know that planning is crucial, and that the new year is typically when you implement new strategies. As the new year begins, many business owners have begun to examine what they’ll do, if anything, about the long-term future of their businesses.
When preparing for a large-scale event—such as an extended trip to a foreign country, sending the...