Pre Sale

Let's face it. At some point in time all entrepreneurs will exit their business whether by choice or circumstance. Most company owners only think about the sale process when it's time to sell. That's too late. Learn everything you need to know about selling your business when you're not thinking about selling your business.  



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There are four key things you can do to prevent seller's remorse when you go to exit your business. Keep these in mind as you plan your...

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Do you think about the longevity of your business? What would happen if you were no longer in charge? Learn how to make your own succession...

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If you are selling your business, there is always a right time and a wrong time. This article tells you why waiting until the right time...

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Finding the right successor is hard. If you're not sure your CEO is the right choice, you're not alone. These are the 5 weakest types of...

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Selling a business to a private equity group brings opportunity but also uncertainty for the existing management team. Learn the various...

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In this podcast with GEXP Collaborative's Brandon Wood, you'll learn what a value gap is and why you need to take a good look at your...

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Finding a buyer who will pay a premium for your company is a major step in realizing a successful sale of a business. Ever wonder why a...

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For bricks and mortar companies or those that offer products or services associated with chemicals or commodities, a buyer is sure to...

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It can be hard to focus on increasing the value of your business if you have no immediate intention of selling, but putting the work in...

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Strategic planning can be a simple enough process to start. Use these three questions to get yourself positioned to increase business value.

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What exit option is better for you, a financial or strategic buyer? This short article shares Stephen Shaw's key takeaways from his white...

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Ready to sell your business? Before you put the 'For Sale' sign up, learn what steps you should be taking first.

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Baseball and business have more in common than you'd think. Everyone wants to hit 'it' out of the park. Here's how to crush what's coming...

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It is critical that business owners prepare well before the sale of their private company in order to ensure their financial and personal...

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Investment bankers do not have magic words that they whisper in the ears of buyers to get them to pay more for a company. Sellers should be...

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In this podcast, we look at the seedy side to partner relationships. Corey Northcutt shares his experience being pushed out by his business...

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Initial indications can be tactically inflated to ensure the acquirer gains access to your confidential information after which this price...

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Think running and business have nothing in common? Think again. Here are five things I learned from running that can help you build a more...

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If you’re anything like the average mid-market business owner, chances are you don’t have a formal exit plan. While you may feel there is...