Ignite Growth & Prepare to Exit With Incentive Plans

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According to an article in Forbes.com, it’s essential to motivate managers to facilitate growth and stay with the company through a sale to achieve a highly profitable exit. So how do you do this? Incentive plans. By setting up properly designed incentives, you can not only motivate employees to achieve the growth needed to obtain maximum… Read more »

Simplified Assumptions Can Make Forecasting Easier

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Many people are tempted to assess their forecasts and business projections by exactly how well they predict the future, but this ideology confuses the specifics of accounting with forecasting and is more complicated than necessary. To make the process easier, consider using simplified assumptions. To learn more about how to do this, read this article… Read more »

Employee-Owned Businesses: A Win-Win Alternative in Saturated Markets

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With the large number of baby boomers retiring , many areas of the country are experiencing an overwhelming increase in the number of  businesses for sale. While several  options are available to the seller, transferring the businesses’ ownership to the employees is one option that can be a win-win for everyone. To learn more about… Read more »

Should you consider divestiture?

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Many executives shy away from a divestiture but according to statistics by Bain & Company, companies that engage in focused divestment outperform inactive companies by about 15  percent  over a 10-year period, as measured by total shareholder return (TSR). If you are thinking about divesting some parts of your portfolio, you may want to consider… Read more »

3 Keys to a Successful Business Sale

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If you want optimal value when selling your business in the future, planning well in advance is essential. To get started and learn three keys to a successful business sale, read this informative article on juliensjournal.com. If you would like to talk about specific exit strategies for your business, you can reach me at 214-402-8315 (office/cell) or gkatlein@b2bcfo.com.