Retire Rich.

Build a business today that will sell at a premium in the future and live like a millionaire while you are doing it! (Most owners won’t)

As Many as 80% of Owners Who Try To Sell Their Business CAN’T

(Forbes, Study Shows Why Many Business Owners Can’t Sell When They Want To - 2017)

“Owners are woefully unprepared for this event (even though two-thirds will attempt to sell) in the next 10 to 15 years.”

(Exit Planning Institute, Christopher Snider, president and CEO, 2017)

 

82% of Businesses Fail Due to Low Sales, Tight Cash & Increasing Costs…

70% Ignore What They Don’t Do Well and Don’t Seek Help from Those Who Do

(Preferred CFO, 2020)

 

You Should Feel Confident About Your Future

Imagine a more predictable future where you have built your business around your greatest strengths, not your weaknesses. One where you are:

  • Growing faster and more profitably,
  • Winning awards as a great company because your employees are happy and enjoying what they do,
  • Your customers are delighted, and
  • You love what you do as the owner.

Want to Brag About How Buyers Chased You When You Sold Your Company?

You get bragging rights when you don’t need to sell while buyers are falling all over themselves to buy your business.

Outsmart most other business owners - look at the same things buyers will then remove any value-sapping deficiencies.  That will maximize the money and freedom you’ll be able to enjoy when you cash out.  This strategy makes even more sense when you learn that as you fix defects, you’ll make more money, grow faster, and have more time to do the things you love.  Now, for a reality check…

How would you rate your business against these factors buyers will grade your business value on?

How Profitable Is Your Business?

When buyers look at a business, one of the first things they’re going to look at is the profit. Is it on the way up or going down?

Do you have efficient processes, well trained employees who are self-starters who are engaged in making  your business a success?

 

Is Your Product or Service Thriving or Dying?

What is happening in your industry? What are the trends, the opportunities? The threats?

Are you an innovator and keeping up with the trends and advances or one of the back-in-the-pack look-alike followers? 

Buyers are not interested in buying the walking dead.

Do You Have Intellectual Property?

If you create products or services are they patented? Do you have any pending? Is your business’s name trademarked?

Do you have contracts with your suppliers of goods and services so you do not get unexpectedly dropped? 

Do you have contracts with your customers?

 

Are Your Employees Happy?

Strong companies are a result of great leaders and mangers who motivate employees to work toward common goals.

We educate and train executives, managers, and supervisors to become highly effective, respected leaders who can run your business without you.

That makes it easy for anyone to buy your business when you are ready to leave.

 

Are You Proud of Your Company?

The most critical element of success in any company is high performance teams.

We provide the programs, training and expertise to develop exceptional teams that produce results at an exceptional level. 

“Sticky Training” that lasts for Sales, customer service, leadership, managers and teams make the difference.

 

Are Your Customers Delighted?

Anemic sales, low profit margins or losing deals to competitors is a formula for worry today and a danger to your retirement tomorrow.

Achieve your vision by maximizing your advantages against competitors.

Winning teams have a great coach, good strategy, great training, and a well rounded offense and defense.  Your business is no different.

 

 Every Minute You Wait to Maximize the Value of Your Business is That Much Longer You and Your Family Will Have to Wait
to Enjoy The Best Benefits of Being a Prepared Owner!

Take Positive Action Now - Find Out What You Need to Improve In Your Company to Make More Money With Less Effort Today and Be Among The 20% That Retire Handsomely

There are two different assessments designed for different size companies. Pick one of the following based on your size and take the first and most important step to creating a highly desirable company that pays off for you today and even more in the future. 

After completing the assessment, you will receive an emailed custom report of the results and areas you should focus on to improve the value of your business to buyers.

You are a company with $3 million plus in sales, or you have 15 or more employees.

If this is you, the following assessment will reveal areas in your business that must be functioning extremally well.  As they say, if knowledge is power and forewarned is forearmed, taking action now to improve low areas is smart business.

It’s the difference from leaving with bragging rights when the time comes or sadly, leaving with nothing to show for your years and years of hard work.

You are a company with sales under $3 million a year.

If this is you, then you’ll want to use this assessment to uncover what areas you should focus on improving to move your business closer to being one that investors are standing in line to buy when the time comes.

We Can Guide You to Success as We Have Many Other Clients Using Our Custom Tailored Program to Improve Their Companies

Law Office of C.K.A.

140% increase in revenue
in 11 months

The client was experiencing conflict in the workplace between the members of the team.

After 11 months of working together, the business’s revenue increased by 140%. The team has grown from 2 to 6 employees in 18 months, all have participated in both behavioral and talent assessments, as well as business training programs.

Marketing Agency

4X revenue increase
in 4 years

The company was in start-up mode and was the brainchild of two young college grads who had no clue how to set up and run a business.

After four years of working with the company, it has grown in revenue from $200k to $1.8M. They’ve grown from a two-man operation to six employees and a full-time salesperson, allowing the owners to focus on running the business they love.

Family-Owned
HVAC Company

Broke $1 million in sales for first time ever

They were in a period of transition in the business from father to daughter, were finding it hard to compete with larger competitors, and had stagnant revenue.

The business grew consistently, breaking the $1,000,000 mark in year one, and reaching $1.2 million by the end of our engagement. “We’ve made more progress in the few months we’ve worked together than we did in the previous two years!”

Sunglasses
Manufacturer

2x sales, increase profit, and
improved company culture

The company was struggling to increase sales and motivate and grow its leadership team.

After 11 months of working together, the business’ revenue increased by 140%.

We got off to a great start in our first meeting by immediately adding $288,000 to their bottom line while remaining fully competitive by discontinuing free shipping. Simultaneously, we uncovered what their real goals were and developed the business plan to achieve them.

Freight Logistics
Company

From $200k to over 7 figures in investments in under 6 months

The owner, a seasoned industry professional needed investors to survive but he lacked the tools to structure and present his business in a cogent manner.

After clarifying his business’s purpose, validating market needs, identifying key staff, developing initial customers, and creating a plan for growth, he was actively recruited by outside investors and accrued a 7 figure bank balance within 6 months. The business continues to grow and raise additional funding.

Commercial Construction
Company

Turned a profit for the first time after 15 years

For 15 years, the owner barely broken even and never reached his goal of $1 million in sales. While he got close, he just could not quite make it.
After working with the owner to find the underlying cause of the failure, it became apparent a new pricing and bid strategy was needed. Working together, a new pricing approach was implemented which increased the number of bids won and raised the sales to almost $1.3 million, a 30% increase.

Georgia Stone Yard
Wholesaler

Turnaround and sale of company at a profit

A few short months after buying a multi-million dollar natural and manufactured stone yard wholesaler, the husband and leader of the company was killed by a drunk driver.

His widow was faced with trying to deal with her grief, key employees who hated each other and deal with trying to save their life’s investment in the business - in the middle of the 2010 Real Estate Meltdown.

We developed a unique marketing position for the company, helped support and develop management skills of the wife, created a new website and messaging, solved the employee problems, and promoted the remaining key employee to general manager  quickly making the business profitable.

After 24 months the business was sold at a profit, allowing the wife to move ahead with her life.

Plastics Manufacturer
in Georgia

Revenue $25M now $450M
in 4 Years

An employee survey revealed that the company had communication issues between management levels. Top performing individuals had been promoted into front-line managerial positions for which they had no training.

360 leadership surveys were issued for the executive levels and all managers participated in a six-month leadership principles course.

A follow-up survey revealed communication issues had improved by over 50% compared to the previous survey.

This ongoing engagement is now in its 4th year.

Specialized Medical Practice
in Jacksonville, FL

Revenue $7.5M - now $10.5M
32 employees - now 52

Private practice with two offices was experiencing high turnover in customer service and medical assistant positions.

Behavioral assessments were conducted, and all employees attended a communications workshop led by the business coach. In addition, the Department Heads were taken through a six-month leadership principles course.

Hiring better candidates who fit the culture of the practice has improved retention, and now the practice has expanded into a new market, adding 17 new staff members.  A custom client assessment was developed, implemented and is currently used with all patients. Revenue is up 32% and growing in this ongoing 2 year plus engagement.

Family Financial Services
Company in Florida

6 Month Engagement Improved
Employee Engagement & Productivity

The firm was experiencing morale and budget issues and the newer employees felt disenfranchised.

A two-day strategy session was conducted where the company revisited its mission, vision and values as well as budget projections for client support, marketing and ad hoc services.

By having all employees participate in the planning session there was unanimous support for the business plan and the newer employees felt actively engaged in the business.

Be Smarter Than The 80% Who Hope They Can Sell Their Company

Schedule a Call to Make Your Business One of The Fortunate Few That Maximizes The Money You Make Now and Gives You Bragging Rights When You Sell

Make an Appointment

During our first call where we’ll explore your needs,objectives and desired outcome.

Next, we’ll get to know each other better so we both know there is a good fit.

Identify What You Need

Once we begin working together, our next step will be to understand your situation and areas where we need to focus.

You’ll get a custom plan we’ll create together.  Then we’ll begin the actual work of developing solutions so you reach your desired outcome.

Do What You Love

The changes you’ll see in your business and personal life will give you a new burst of energy and drive to achieve even more.

Problems you had will have vanished and you’ll be able to get back to doing what you love with time for family and fun.