Why You Should Make Value Creation a Top Priority

We search for the term “value” in the connections we form, the things we buy, the work we want to do, and every individual we hire. Even the most precious object will not sell if the customer does not recognize its worth in terms of design, appearance, and feel. Likewise, political, philosophical, environmental, and other […]

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 […]

Value Creation Blockers and How to Smash Them

The primary aim of any business owner is to generate profit, but reaping the benefits of a business depends on value creation. Value creation refers to how a company increases its market value to meet the owner’s end objective (i.e., a successful business exit). The value created throughout the company’s life has to be planned well and […]

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 […]

Where Should You Start Your Value Creation?

Value creation is fundamental to every business, be it a company looking to grow or the one going to market. An ongoing business needs to create value for its customers, employees, suppliers, investors, stakeholders, and community. And if you are a business owner looking to sell your company, then you need to create transferable value. […]

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 […]

Tying Value to Your Annual Plans

A company must create value, be it an ongoing business or one ready to sell. An ongoing business focuses on enhancing value for its customers, employees, suppliers, and investors; a company being prepared to be sold must increase its value for prospective buyers. The current market value (CMV) is rarely sufficient to allow you, the […]

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 […]

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 […]