Maximize Value

If you're like most entrepreneurs, a significant portion of your net worth is tied up in your business. In this section, learn about financial and qualitiative techniques available to ensure the value of your nest egg is maximized well before deciding to sell.



The 10 Things Your Business Broker Must Do to Earn the Fee The 10 Things Your Business Broker Must Do to Earn the Fee The 10 Things Your Business Broker Must Do to Earn the Fee The 10 Things Your Business Broker Must Do to Earn the Fee


Not all business brokers are created equal. Before you hire one, find out what the good ones do to consistently make the sale and earn...

Podcast: How Private, Mid-Market Businesses Can Avoid Leaving Money on the Table Podcast: How Private, Mid-Market Businesses Can Avoid Leaving Money on the Table Podcast: How Private, Mid-Market Businesses Can Avoid Leaving Money on the Table Podcast: How Private, Mid-Market Businesses Can Avoid Leaving Money on the Table


The average business has a 26% value gap. Think of it as the amount of money that you would leave on the table if you went to sell your...

Podcast: How to Build a Sellable Business - An Interview With John Warrillow Podcast: How to Build a Sellable Business - An Interview With John Warrillow Podcast: How to Build a Sellable Business - An Interview With John Warrillow Podcast: How to Build a Sellable Business - An Interview With John Warrillow


John Warrillow, author of the best sellling book 'Built to Sell', provides his expert advice on how owners can build a valuable and...

The Exit Planning Institute Doesn't Want You to Exit The Exit Planning Institute Doesn't Want You to Exit The Exit Planning Institute Doesn't Want You to Exit The Exit Planning Institute Doesn't Want You to Exit


Economic Value is a great tool to ensure your private company can deliver you market rate or above returns. Sadly, it is not broadly...

Podcast: Can Robots Help Increase the Value of Your Business? Podcast: Can Robots Help Increase the Value of Your Business? Podcast: Can Robots Help Increase the Value of Your Business? Podcast: Can Robots Help Increase the Value of Your Business?


Software robots are an emerging trend in business process automation. They reduce the time and cost of carrying out common business...

A Call to All Exit Planners and Professionals - Complete this Survey A Call to All Exit Planners and Professionals - Complete this Survey A Call to All Exit Planners and Professionals - Complete this Survey A Call to All Exit Planners and Professionals - Complete this Survey


This survey will assist us in drawing key conclusions during the upcoming Exit Planning Institute Conference occurring September 7 -9.

The First Ingredient to a Successful Exit: Defining Goals The First Ingredient to a Successful Exit: Defining Goals The First Ingredient to a Successful Exit: Defining Goals The First Ingredient to a Successful Exit: Defining Goals


You don't know where you'll end up, unless you plan where you're going. The most important ingredient in an exit process is the goal...

The Six Step Recipe to a Successful Exit The Six Step Recipe to a Successful Exit The Six Step Recipe to a Successful Exit The Six Step Recipe to a Successful Exit


You only need to take six steps to exit your business, but do you know what they are? In this article, I summarize these steps so you can...

Podcast: Purposefully Planning the Exit from Your Business Podcast: Purposefully Planning the Exit from Your Business Podcast: Purposefully Planning the Exit from Your Business Podcast: Purposefully Planning the Exit from Your Business


Why should you start planning the exit from your business now? Well, it can help prepare you emotionally and financially to go from wealth...

Design a Growth Plan for a Premium Purchase Price Design a Growth Plan for a Premium Purchase Price Design a Growth Plan for a Premium Purchase Price Design a Growth Plan for a Premium Purchase Price


Purchase price is predicated on current and historical cash flows, but a well thought out growth plan will increase the attractiveness and...

Private Equity Search Funds: Look No Further Private Equity Search Funds: Look No Further Private Equity Search Funds: Look No Further Private Equity Search Funds: Look No Further


Search funds are a useful investment platform for entrepreneurial individuals to identify and acquire a target entity and play a key role...

Venture Capital Experts to Follow on Twitter Venture Capital Experts to Follow on Twitter Venture Capital Experts to Follow on Twitter Venture Capital Experts to Follow on Twitter


Here is the ultimate guide to VC experts to follow.