There’s one thing I know when it comes time to transferring ownership in a family owned business. It’s that you want to have a smooth transition between generations. This is part of what having a sale ready business means. With a sale ready company an internal change of ownership happens and there is no drama around the ownership transfer. When it comes to training the next generation of owners, there’s a strategy I love. I call it the … [Read more...]
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You might be curious about why I keep talking about having a sale ready company. It’s not because I want you to sell your company. The reason is simple, a sale ready company is more fun to run and way more profitable. Today we’re going to go into one of the main components of having a sale ready company. That’s systematizing your business. You’ve heard me say it before and it’s worth repeating. When you systematize your company, your employees … [Read more...]
I talk about having a sale ready business all of the time. Too often I have people tell me it’s just too hard to get there. When I hear that, I cringe. Not because there isn’t some truth in it, but because the person I’m speaking with thinks doing the work that’s necessary is out of their control. When you build a sale ready company you have personal and economic freedom. You have the chance to make choices about how you spend your time and … [Read more...]
We’re in the middle of the biggest pandemic the world has seen since 1918. I know that you’re upset and are having a hard time figuring out what’s next. Me too, I’m also re-thinking a lot about my life. That’s what happens when we’re in at the middle of an 80 year cycle. In the Book, the Fourth Turning by William Strauss and Neil Howe we learn that every 80 years there is an event that completely changes society. If we go back 80 years ago, … [Read more...]
I often hear people groan when I start to talk about innovation. This is especially true when I follow that up with innovation should be a systematized process. The truth is innovation is a very sloppy process. You don’t go in one direction and yes, you can have a system to making any innovation process easier than you thought. Today’s video is all about five things that could make your innovation process a … [Read more...]