One of the communities that I’m involved in is the Financial Transitionists Institute. It’s also known as the Sudden Money Institute. The purpose of both is to train financial advisors on how to work with financial transitions that happen in our lives. When we work with financial transitions, we end up working on transitions in general. I think this is an important point. Financial transitions don’t live in a world by themselves and generally … [Read more...]
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You may not be ready to sell your company. I hope for most of you that's true. At the same time, you want to make sure your company is always ready to be sold. In today's video I'm talking about why having a sale ready company is important and some things you can do to get your company ready. A sale ready company is a company that has enough excess cash flow that makes your company attractive to someone else as a successor owner. Watch this … [Read more...]
There’s been something about values that has been missing for me. That was until I figured out that every company that wants to be seen as one that works in the interests of its stakeholders, especially its customers and employees needs to focus on one value and have it be a core value. You may be curious about what that value is. I won’t keep you waiting. It’s the value of personal responsibility. This last video in our series on culture and … [Read more...]
Last week we talked about how to develop values you can use in your company. Oh, by the way, you should also be using those values in your life as well. This week we’re going to talk about how you implement and use the values you developed. After all, without an implementation strategy you’ve just wasted a bunch of time. There are some of the ways I think you can use values in your company to not only make your company better, but to make … [Read more...]
Too often I read and hear people start a culture conversation with stupid sayings and items that might be on a wall but they’re never actually said out loud in the company. Instead, I think the first step in creating a business that becomes both personally and economically sustainable is to focus on values. The first step in this process is first to discover what the values of the owner or owners of the business are. I have often seen that … [Read more...]