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Is anything more important than the Value of your Business?

Bill (not his real name) came to work for his dad when he was a teenager and returned to the family business following college.  He literally started sweeping floors and hauling trash and by the time he left for college had worked in every department of the business.  His dad didn’t have a college degree…

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Are You in the Owner’s Trap?

  5 Ways To Get Your Business To Run Without You Some owners focus on growing their profits, while others are obsessed with sales goals. Have you ever considered making it your primary goal to set up your business so that it can thrive and grow without you? A business not dependent on its owner is the…

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You-Proofing Your Business

Making your business less dependent on you has a number of benefits: you can scale your company more quickly if you’re not acting as a bottleneck; you get more time to enjoy life outside of your business; and a business less dependent on its owner is much more valuable to an acquirer. Pulling yourself out of the day-to-day…

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