A Tale of Two Exits

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Originally seen in   What’s in it for me? I don’t see enough business owners asking themselves that question. They’re so excited about getting started—and then so overwhelmed with running the business—that they don’t ask What do I want to get out of it … when I’m ready to get out of it? The results … Read More

When is it time to move on?

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I just got off the phone with a client who wants to close his landscaping business. Brian is successful and talented. And relatively young (late 30s). But it was just too much darn work, and Brian was growing to hate it. He had tried shifting his model from taking new projects to focus only on … Read More

Building wealth

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As Seen In … Have you built a job, or built a business? If you have passion for starting and growing, that’s great. Don’t care about selling your company? Here’s an invitation: When you have a sense of the “end game,” you make business easier for yourself in the long run. Most businesses close because … Read More

How to Get Your Business Out of Your Head

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Listen to the Episode Below: Your business process is no good to anyone if you keep it all in your head. Documenting how your business works and runs is vital to growing and scaling your business successfully, especially in the service business industry. But let’s not mince words–the process can be painful. So how can you undertake … Read More

What Makes Your Business Sellable?

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Listen to the Episode Below: When it comes to selling our business, we sometimes over-estimate what we’re actually worth. This can be extremely risky. Selling your business when you’re not financially ready can break your bank and your profit margin. So how do you know when you’re ready to sell?  J.C. Maldonado is my guest … Read More

Set the Rules and Get Outta the Way

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Listen to the Episode Below: Entrepreneurs have this “loveable hubris,” where they think they have their whole lives to build and scale their business. But what happens if something unexpected knocks you off your game? Do you have an “engine room” that can keep the wheels humming in your absence? In this interview, Tim Francis … Read More