Improving Efficiency in Value Creation

Businesses seeing the importance of intellectual capital strive to create methods to manage and assess this critical resource. They link their intellectual capital performance to their bottom line outcomes. Intellectual capital refers to the intangible resources (resources, competencies, and competencies) that drive corporate performance and generate value. However, traditional financial measures do not reflect the […]

Build Value and Set Your Client’s Exit Timeline

Without determining the owner’s goals, a business transition is bound to go awry. Therefore, a clear vision and mission are essential when planning your client’s exit. Over the years, the business world has witnessed numerous successful exits and some forced and unsuccessful ones. A forced sale happens when the owner is not ready but has […]

Identify What Holds Back Your Value Creation

A “red flag” in business exit planning may help when promptly identified and rectified. Identifying these alerts in a timely manner may aid you in building your company’s value. Exit planning has the power to change your company’s dynamics. It helps build business value and prepare the company for its eventual transfer of ownership. However, […]

It’s Never Too Early to Think About Your Exit Strategy

Here’s the truth: selling your business requires time and clarity. Many entrepreneurs of early-stage businesses are caught off guard by the lack of a defined exit plan because they’re focused on building a scalable, profitable business and not thinking about selling it or even planning their exit. A complete exit strategy covers all aspects of […]

How to Fast-Track Your Exit

“Selling a business successfully requires a great deal of planning, which owners often underestimate. Before pursuing a sale, it is important for business owners to not only have a view on the value of their business to potential buyers, but also an understanding of how that price applies to their personal needs post-transaction.” – Stewart […]

Use Your Plans to Close Your Value Gap

According to Divestopedia, “A valuation gap is the difference in the actual market value of a company and the value that the owner expects to sell it for to achieve his/her needs.” A value gap arises when a buyer bids less than the company’s estimated value or when the company’s current market value is less […]

How to Keep Your Team on Task

Value creation is not a one-person job. A company thrives with the collective support of its employees, the management team, and suppliers sharing a vision aligning the company’s fundamental goals with resources, operational structure, growth objectives, the workforce, and schedules. Sharing the vision with employees builds an effective team that works together to create value […]

The Origins of Your Value Creation

The primary aim of any business should be value creation. Value is created when customers choose your products and services over other brands in the marketplace. Everyone contributing to your business perceives its value differently. In simple terms, value refers to the positives that highlight your brand in the market. When a company builds products and […]

How Individuals Contribute to Value Creation

Each person in a company plays a role in creating value, but can you quantify how their work contributes toward achieving organizational goals? Do you know what they are doing each day to help you achieve your business goals? Business goals establish a company’s purpose and help grow and attain its financial objectives. Setting specific […]

Thinking of Selling Your GovCon Business?

GovCon stands for government contractor, a private company producing goods and services for public government agencies. The United States government is the largest buyer of goods and services globally, spending about $200 billion on procurement. This presents an excellent business opportunity for entrepreneurs to work with the US government. Government contracts help owners expand their […]