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Every Company Has One. Very Few Use It

Sustaining profitability is one of the biggest challenges and source of frustration for many business owners. Competitive forces are continuously putting pressure on pricing, margins and profitability. However, if businesses just did this one thing pressure on pricing and margins would dissipate like helium being released from a balloon. The one thing is to identify […]

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Have You Built The “Switzerland Structure” Into Your Business?

The value of a business can be negatively affected when it is too reliant on any one customer, employee or supplier. The Switzerland Structure is based on Switzerland’s focus on neutrality. The country has not declared a state of war since 1847 and it never entered the World Wars or the Iraq war. It opted […]

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Cash Flow Can Affect Your Company’s Value

You already know that your company’s revenue and profits play a big role in how much your business is worth. Do you also know the role cash flow plays in your valuation? Cash vs. Profits Cash flow is different than profits in that it measures the cash coming in and out of your business rather […]

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Increase Business Value With a Powerful Business Plan

A comprehensive business plan can play an integral role in increasing business value. A written plan that is updated on a regular basis demonstrates to a potential buyer that the business has been run in a professional, thoughtful and purposeful way. This increases the buyer’s confidence by reducing perceived risk making it more likely they […]

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Selling Your Business? 8 Signs Your Business May be a “Fixer Upper”

Building business value is very much like building equity in your home. Just as we are constantly maintaining and updating our homes to retain its value and saleability it is equally important to maintain and update our business so equity continues to grow and provide the maximum payoff when we are ready to cash out. […]

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Business Value: Are You as Rich As You Think?

Most business owners did not start or buy a business to make tons of money, or take the 5 business value drivers into consideration when starting up. You put your heart and soul into your business counting on the big payoff to provide the lifestyle you always dreamed. Your business is your vehicle make an […]

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