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Why You Should Prepare Your Business to Sell Today, Not Tomorrow

About 20% of all small businesses transition in some way or another each year, some sell, some liquidate and some totally close up shop. But what can you do to ensure that your business is one of the ones that sells and for the highest value. In this talk we'll explore the need to have your business ready for sale always, and how to increase the likelihood it will sell and the price it sells for.

Key Takeaways

1. Why It's Important to Prepare Your Business for Sale
2. Getting Financials In Order
3. Maximizing the Value of Your Business

Seller Tsunami - The Opportunity We’re Missing (cultural and technological shift)

More than 50% of small and medium-sized businesses are owned by the baby boomer generation. During the next ten years, we will not just see a transfer of wealth unlike anything before, but also a transfer of entrepreneurship. The opportunity we are missing, however, is the cultural and technological shift that this Tsunami will create. In this keynote, we’ll explore:

Key Takeaways

1. What is the Seller Tsunami, the opportunities and challenges it presents
2. How can we as entrepreneurs and consumers benefit
3. What kind of cultural changes may happen as well

Grow Your Business Through Acquisition

Most fast growing companies do not just pursue organic growth, they also grow by buying other companies. This is not a strategy just large companies are able to implement, but small businesses as well. In this talk, we'll explore what growth through acquisition is and how to make it work for your business.

Key Takeaways

1. Acquisition Opportunities
2. How to Get a Deal Done
3. How to Finance the Deal For Little Money Down

Talks & Workshops

Growth Through Acquisition

There are many ways to grow your company, and one of them is acquiring another company! Many business owners forget this method and neglect something that can help them increase their business by 30, 50 or even 100% overnight. In this workshop we will explore the following:

Key Takeaways

1. Learn how the business purchase process works
2. Identify where to find potential acquisitions
3. Set a financial strategy for how to finance the deal and get the most ROI out of our investment

Prep to Sell - Preparing Your Business Now for A Future Exit

Many business owners don’t realize that only 20% of the companies that are listed for sell, actually sell. What if you knew a formula to increase the value for your business and the likelihood that it would sell? In this workshop, we will explore the following:

Key Takeaways

1. Set realistic valuation prices for where your businesses are now, and where you want them to be
2. Learn what buyers of businesses are searching for an what truly matters to them
3. Design a plan for the next 1-3 years to increase the value of your business

How Women Can Build a Profitable & Valuable Business

It’s not your baby, it’s a business! Many women entrepreneurs fail to realize their financial dreams because they are caught up in the passion of the business and don’t learn some financial fundamentals. In this workshop, we’ll dive deep into how to build a business that is profitable, and able to be sold for a large chunk of cash. We’ll also address the following:

Key Takeaways

1. How businesses are valued and what increases that value
2. How to design a growth strategy to become more profitable and increase your valuation
3. The key financial measures you need to watch in every business