How to Avoid the “Garage Sale”

If you own a small business you’ve likely put in years of work and money into your business.  Your business is YOUR legacy.   Today more than ever your legacy is being threatened by a living organism that cannot be seen by the naked eye.  One that has created fear and anxiety among your customer base …

Company Culture & Value

Company Culture and Company Value:  Any Correlation? What exactly is company culture?   For some it’s a fancy buzz word used to talk about in job interviews, and for others it’s a built-in value proposition for the business. Your company’s culture definitely adds value to the organization.   Think about it like this-  would you buy a …

10 Ways to Grow the Value of Your Business

Whether Covid-19 has impacted your business or not, there are ways to improve the value of your business.  If you are looking to sell or just want to be running on all cylinders, these ten items will enhance your operations and will make you attractive in the industry and the community.    Not only is the …

The #1 Ingredient in a Merger

People. That’s right, it’s not about money, buildings, equipment, recipes, or products-  it’s all about people in a merger or acquisition.   Why? People run all of those processes.  Without people, and understanding the social and psychological issues within both the acquired and acquiring companies, the merger WILL likely fail. Failure to recognize that a human …