Timing is critical. You need to start Staging your business today, even if you don’t imagine yourself selling for many years from now. And if you don’t want to heed our warning, realize that the best candidate to purchase your business may come knocking at your door before it’s ready to sell
It seems like everyone has problems, but no solutions. You often feel like you’re the only one with a fire extinguisher. You question yourself, “Why can’t my business run without me? Why do my employees need me to hold their hands? When can I take a day off?”
Your business is likely the most valuable asset in your financial portfolio. In fact, studies show that 80% of individual wealth come from the sale of businesses. When you think of it like that, it’s obvious that you would want to know the market value of your business.
The truth is that your customers are not all equal. And while we know you invest a lot of energy making sure every one of them receives the best product, highest level of customer service, and are all around happy to work with you, it’s important to be able to distinguish your best customers from the rest of the pack.
One of the most informative moments as a business owner is when you have your business valued for the first time. Unfortunately, it is rare for a business owner to be happy with the first valuation results.
Businesses who are new to marketing either oversimplify or overcomplicate it—both can hurt you in the end. Whether you are looking to hire a professional to fulfill your marketing needs, or you are trying to put on another hat, there are a few fundamental questions we should cover.
I could count on one hand the number of people who chose to leave our company over the last decade. People at the lowest and highest levels of the business were empowered by the culture and consistently performed at an exceptional level. The result was a team fiercely dedicated to our values and our mission to be the best in our industry.