Set Your Business Up to Run Without You
Intellectual property is a highly valuable type of intangible business capital. It can take 1 of 4 forms: trademarks, patents, copyrights, or trade secrets.
Your company must take the time and invest the resources to protect its intellectual property! Learn why IP’s are so important, and how you can protect yours in our latest article
Poor financial management can manifest itself in many ways, but the price is always the same: the value of your business.
Odds are, as the owner of your business you are a strategist, visionary, and leader. But you likely don’t have the bandwidth to manage the complexities of your business’s finances.
But not to worry! We’ve outlined 5 ways financial management will improve your business’s value.
You’ve been working on the sale of your business for months now. All the work, not just to complete this sale but to build a business someone else actually wants to buy, is about to pay off.
You hold your breath as the sales agent slides a piece of paper across the desk towards you…with a number completely different than you’d negotiated!
“As you know, we did a final business valuation last week to determine the final sale price for the closing today,” she explains. “After reviewing all of your records, we have determined that the value decreased from our initial estimate a year ago. As a result, the sale price will be 25% lower than we originally planned.”
What happened to the profitable sale you worked so hard for?!
You’ve decided to create an exit plan, and now it’s time to find out how much your business is worth. What if the value comes in lower than you expected? In this week’s Insights article, we talk about common issues that contribute to a low business valuation and how to move forward.
You’ve been reading our series and have decided to do some exit planning. You’ve audited your time, started planning for your free time, and have an idea how much money you’ll need for the next chapter. Now it’s time to find out what your business is worth now, so you can create a plan to get it to the value you need it to be. This week’s article shares the information you need to gather for a professional valuation, and what to do if you don’t have that information ready.