Category : Selling Your Business

Selling Your Business – Knowing the Difference Between Value & Marketability

Posted on January 21, 2014 by mpodolny No Comments ↓

We’re starting off the new year with a “best of” recap of 2013. This video was released almost exactly a year ago and has continued to gain views throughout the year. When selling your business, understanding the difference between the

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How to Sell Your Business for a Premium Price – 2013 Popular Posts

Posted on January 18, 2014 by mpodolny No Comments ↓

One of the most popular posts on this blog continues to be this one talking about the factors that go into selling a business for a premium price. Of course, every business owner wants to sell their business for the

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My Most Watched Video of 2013

Posted on January 7, 2014 by mpodolny No Comments ↓

I thought I’d kick off the new year by sharing Business Exit and Succession’s greatest hits from 2013. Over the next few weeks I’ll be sharing the videos and blog posts that seemed to resonate the most with you from

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Selling Your Business – Letting Go Pays Off

Posted on December 11, 2013 by mpodolny No Comments ↓

I recently described how over-dependence on the role of the owner within the business can have a negative impact on the amount a business may bring at sale or even its salability in general. Today, I’d like to share a

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Value Improvement Is Directly Proportional To The Willingness To Embrace Change

Posted on November 11, 2013 by mpodolny No Comments ↓

A strategic partner of mine, Shane Barber of B.V. Alan, Inc., has a saying.  It goes “All organizations are perfectly organized to get the results that they are currently generating.”  That means that if you are not getting the results

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Time: The Irreplaceable Asset (Part 2)

Posted on October 9, 2013 by mpodolny No Comments ↓

Time is the irreplaceable asset. Money can be gained, lost and regained. But time, once it has past, is gone forever. I wrote about this earlier this year in the context of how owners go about determining what will give them a

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Delay is Denial in Disguise

Posted on October 4, 2013 by mpodolny No Comments ↓

Last year I did a series about the 4 Horseman of the Business Owner’s Apocalypse – the 4 Factors that hold most business owners back from getting the most return for their businesses when they are selling a business or

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When Selling Your Business – Your Business must be Saleable

Posted on September 8, 2013 by mpodolny No Comments ↓

A fellow adviser who also blogs and really gets the salable versus unsalable equation is Lorraine McGregor of Spirit West Management in Vancouver, Canada.  She is very passionate when it comes to the decisions people make when it comes time

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Will Your Business Sell for a Premium Price?

Posted on September 6, 2013 by mpodolny No Comments ↓

This month we’re talking about selling your business. Many business owners hope that they will be able to sell their business for a great price, maybe even a premium price. It usually takes a convergence of factors, most of which

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Taking the “Business” Out of Selling Your Business

Posted on August 28, 2013 by mpodolny No Comments ↓

Moving on from a closely held business is not easy. To move forward with selling your business or business succession planning, stop thinking in terms of the business and start thinking in terms of YOU.

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