Tag: exit planning

B2B CFO’s “Certified Business Transition Expert” Designation Closes the Gap in Successful Business Sales

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Published: Dec 18, 2014 9:01 a.m. ET As small business transactions reach record high levels, new certification allows B2B CFO Partners to guide business owners through sale process MESA, Ariz., Dec 18, 2014 (BUSINESS WIRE) — Small business sales increased again this year, giving strong validation to a trend that B2B CFO Partners have closely… Read more »

Odds of Selling Your Business Just Got Better!

As the flood of “Baby Boomers” begin to contemplate retirement, almost 7,200,000 businesses will be up for sale between now and 2029.  Unfortunately only about 20% will successfully sell their business.  Those business owners who are proactive and take steps to improve the market readiness of their business will be the winners in the race… Read more »

Lifestyle or Legacy – What kind of business are you building?

While I have benefited in many ways from the writings of Stephen Covey,  one of his most memorable principles for me has been his admonition to “begin with the end in mind.”  What does that mean to a business owner?  While the ideal would be for the owner to craft a clear picture of what… Read more »

Boots First Exit Strategy

Only 10 percent of business owners have a formal written plan for exiting their business. When asked why they didn’t have a written exit plan, the most frequent response was that “it’s too early.” What is noteworthy is that this was the most frequent response for even those over 60 years in age. This article suggests that procrastination is not a desirable option.