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Discover how to intentionally drive exponential growth, reveal hidden assets, foresee obstacles and create more options for the future of your business. When you don’t know what you don’t know, our trusted and professional business brokers at Innovative Business Advisors can help. Learn to steer significant business growth with easy-to-use valuation tools, objective guidance without judgment, comprehensive training, and proven business advisory services.  With offices located in both Missouri and Illinois, our experienced business advisors are here for you.

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Knowledge is power. Determine your company’s baseline so you know where you stand in the market and chart your desired destination.


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Your Business Is Profitable—But Could You Still Go Broke?

You might be excellent at running your business—but do you know how to manage your company’s finances? Even if your business is profitable, your cash flow may still suffer if you ignore your numbers. You want to see a business owner squirm and run out of the room? Start talking about cash flow and financial ratios. It’s not just small-business owners who shy away from the numbers. Recently, after going over a $24 million valuation with…

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How A Laissez-Faire Approach To Management Increases The Value Of Your Business

In many businesses, management functions as the hub of the company’s “wheel.” Without the hub holding together the spokes — the suppliers, employees, and customers — the wheel can’t turn. As a business owner, it’s easy to think that by micromanaging, you’re setting your company up for a successful sale someday. But, really, you might be enabling operational problems without realizing it. Think of it this way: If you were to go on vacation for…

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Uncovering Your Company’s True Value With Normalized Financial Statements

Having a professional business valuation can be eye-opening for both the buyer and the seller of a company. In some cases, a seller might have a magic number in mind of what the business is worth only to eat a big spoonful of humble pie when the true valuation is unveiled. A buyer wants to avoid overpaying for a company that doesn’t provide a proper return on investment. Determining the true cash flow of a…

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