The buyer-seller meeting is quite often a “make or break” meeting. Your business broker or M&A Advisor will do everything possible to ensure that this meeting goes as well as possible. It is vitally important to realize that rarely is there an offer before buyers and sellers actually meet. The… Read More »Essential Meeting Tips for Buyers & Sellers
A new decade always comes with a slew of predictions that can be scary. Will a new superbug take hold? Will the stock market crash? Will the economy tank? These are all excellent questions, but without a crystal ball, you can feel helpless. However, there are three practical steps you… Read More »How To Inoculate Your Business From The Dangers Ahead
Starting Vs. Growing a Business Most company founders are good at the first stages of entrepreneurship. But in the phases that follow, they may only be average. Just because you have a knack for starting companies, doesn’t necessarily mean that those skills translate well into growing one. There are celebrated… Read More »Starting Vs. Growing a Business
There is no doubt that the COVID-19 situation seems to change with each and every day. The disruption and chaos that the pandemic has injected into both daily life and business is obvious. Just as it is often difficult to keep track of the ebbs and flows of the pandemic,… Read More »The Main Street Lending Program
If you find yourself in a position where your customers always insist on speaking with you directly instead of your employees, then you might want to consider shifting your structure so you can improve the value of your business. Here’s why: a business that can thrive without the owner at… Read More »Why You Should Fire Yourself
In less than 5 minutes we will show you the logic behind how businesses are valued. Contact Mike Steward to have an in depth discussion on what your business may be valued at and how we can help you increase the value.
6 Ways to Overcome a Business Trauma Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) is a mental health condition triggered by experiencing a terrifying event. Although not at the level of enduring a war zone, the events of March 2020 may leave you feeling similar symptoms. If you’re like most business owners, the… Read More »6 Ways to Overcome a Business Trauma
Does your business offer a service or a product that you differentiate through a higher level of service? If so, you’re probably disproportionately impacted by the economic disruption caused by the coronavirus pandemic. Consumers are cutting back on services to avoid human contact and conserve cash, but we are still… Read More »8 Steps For Turning A Service Into A Product
How’s your workload these days? If the pandemic has forced you back into the weeds of your business, you’re not alone. Many owners are again doing tasks they haven’t done in years because they have had to lay off front-line staff or their employees have fallen ill or are caring… Read More »3 Ways to Get Your Life Back
In today’s business climate, reviews are the differentiator. Years ago, people commonly asked for references when they were vetting a product or service. But these days when people are searching for a local business to work with, they are likely to conduct research on their own and read online reviews. … Read More »Why Does Your Business Need Google Reviews?