Posts Tagged ‘business owner’

Find Financials Confusing? Here’s How To Make Them Work For You

When I was a business owner, I had the fortune of being naturally comfortable with financials. So I assumed other CEOs were, too — until I became an advisor. Often, leaders who are amazing at running businesses have little understanding of the importance of numbers. It’s not that they are incapable of conceptualizing financials; it’s…

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3 Steps to Prepare Your Business for Sale in 2019

It might not be something they like to talk about, but all business owners should at least think about what their exit strategy is.  Even massive companies like Campbell Soup Co. sell off business units at one point or another, so it’s best to be prepared. Plus, there’s never been a better time to sell.  Citizens Bank’s…

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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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