Exit Rich

Eric Jacobson

Next week brings the new book, Exit Rich, The 6 P Method To Sell Your Business For High Profit , by Michelle Seiler Tucker and Sharon Lechter. You’ll find answers to your critical questions and issues , including: When and how do I plan my exit strategy?

How can I start my own business?

Strategy Driven

Consider an exit strategy: A business that is built with passion and obsession does not come with an exit strategy. If in the beginning, you think of how to exit the plan, you will see a lot of negativity everywhere.


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Time to Sell Your Business? An ESOP May Be the Answer

Strategy Driven

However, owners often assume that an exit will be as simple as selling the company. Because large exit sales are often in the news. While you’re not getting the Silicon Valley exit multiples of 4-6x revenue, it is realistic to exit at 0.5-1X revenue when sold to a third party. Entrepreneurship business management ESOP Exit Strategy strategydrivenMost small to mid-sized businesses have limited sales potential.


Early Exits - CEO Blog - Time Leadership

CEO Blog

CEO Blog - Time Leadership Monday, November 15, 2010 Early Exits Angel investors and VCs all like to sell one of their portfolio companies. This is called the exit. Basil Peters, a famous angel investor wrote a book Early Exits - Exit Strategies for Entrepreneurs and Angel Investors (and maybe not VCs). I have heard VCs say they would rather lose all their money trying than exit for a modest profit. And I love the $100M exits.

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Integrity is Everything!

Brigette Hyacinth

I knew I needed to start planning my exit strategy. An employee’s relationship with their manager sets the tone for their level of commitment to the organization’s success.

A Bad Job With a Good Boss Is Better Than a Good Job With a Bad Boss

Brigette Hyacinth

I knew I needed to start planning my exit strategy. In spite of how good a job is, once you don’t have a manager that has your back, you will be miserable in that job. “ The corporate world is full of managers and lacks leaders. Managers pull people down.

A Truly Great Boss is hard to find, difficult to leave and impossible to forget.

Brigette Hyacinth

A former manager of mine once told me, “If I am going down, you are going down with me.” It only got worse from there, so I knew it was time to start planning my exit strategy. It’s demotivating working for a manager who does not stand up for their team.

5 Key Fire Safety Measures for Small Businesses

Strategy Driven

Starting a new business requires a hefty amount of thought and planning, but most of that will be focused on acquiring customers, financial planning, marketing strategies, overheads, and so on. Plan and Practice a Fire Exit Strategy. Every business or office should have a sound fire exit strategy and this should be practiced regularly. All employees need to be aware of the main exit points and what is expected in the event of an alarm.

How to Be Successful in a Toxic Culture

Lead from Within

Being able to speak to the work you do and what you have been able to achieve will help you manage what is happening around you. And if you’re ever called upon to recount workplace events in court or to senior management, you’ll be better prepared (and more credible) with notes and documentation. Formulate an exit strategy. Blog Lead From Within Leadership Leadership Development Management Personal Development Workplace Lead from Within Toxic Culture

Top 10 Clear Signs It’s Time To Quit Your Job.

Rich Gee Group

This is a telling sign — you’ve outgrown your manager. Oh-Oh — either management is not doing their job or the company is ailing. Start planning your exit strategy. Extra-Credit: Upper management employs a ‘consultancy firm’ to help them turn the ship in the right direction – always a clear signal something’s wrong. I answered this question on the website Quora a few weeks ago.

Just for Entrepreneurs: How to Choose the Right Financial Adviser

Strategy Driven

In addition, he or she should be skilled and confident in connecting your business growth with integrated and holistic wealth management that includes tax, financial and investment strategies. It’s important to understand that a good process informs strategies, which determine the tactics you and your adviser will take toward your financial well-being. Was it just to have an exit strategy sale?

Top 10 Clear Signs It's Time To Quit Your Job.

Rich Gee Group

This is a telling sign — you've outgrown your manager. Oh-Oh — either management is not doing their job or the company is ailing. Start planning your exit strategy. Extra-Credit: Upper management employs a 'consultancy firm' to help them turn the ship in the right direction - always a clear signal something's wrong. Business Coaching C-Level Career Coaching Tip Leadership Life Coaching Management The Best Of Ways & Tips

Investing in Mortgage Foreclosures

Strategy Driven

Foreclosure investment is a strategy that requires a level diligence. For investors to succeed in the foreclosure (FCL) market, they should study over time the strategies and tactics adopted by other successful investors. However, the majority of them lack the real knowledge of the investment and lack risk mitigation strategies. Investment Strategies. The investment strategy is critical in the foreclosure market. Acquisition Strategies.

I Want to Start My Own Business But How?

Strategy Driven

Despite the fact that you’re yet to start your company, this is a good time to think about your exit strategy. In most cases, organizations need an accountant, sales representative, product manager, and a marketing expert.

Find the Unicorns to Help Your Business Excel

Skip Prichard

Over the past 27 years of my career in marketing, brand management and executive search + coaching, I’ve found time and again that organizations have blind-spots when hiring talent. In Elephants Before Unicorns: Emotionally Intelligent HR Strategies To Save Your Company , I describe elephants – you know, the elephants in the room that no-one talks about – that are hurting your ability to hire and retain your best people – the unicorns. Thrive in the era of Artificial Intelligence.

How to Get Started Flipping Houses: 10 Pieces of Expert Advice

Strategy Driven

Plan a Set of Different Exit Strategies. Be realistic through the entire process and have a disaster/exit plan. Starting Your Business business management Construction Business real estate strategydrivenDo you want to get into house flipping?

Leadership Lessons for Accidental Bosses

Coaching Tip

Who needs another management book? So, what was my exit strategy? I was a manager in a very volatile industry. Most of the time I’ve screwed up as a manager, I’ve screwed up the casting. When I became a manager at the Boston Globe many, many years ago, my biggest adjustment was going from friend-to-boss. It not only helps them out, but it sends a good message to the people you still have to manage. By Guest Author Hank Gilman.

Starting a Business? Plan Your Exit Now

Strategy Driven

With the explosion of startups in Silicon Valley, the idea of a flashy and lucrative business exit isn’t anything new. An exit is the word people use to describe how founders (and any investors they may have) leave a business when it’s sold. When you put an exit in those terms, “plan your exit now” sounds like a recommendation to dream about the ways you’ll spend your millions. An exit may not have a Hollywood ending. Every exit has its trade-offs.

Love and Warren Buffett

Steve Farber

But as Buffett goes on to say in the interview, if the CEO loves money more than the company he or she runs, business becomes all about the exit strategy, not the building of something lasting and significant. Technorati Tags: business , CEO , leadership , love , management , Warren Buffett. Uncategorized business CEO leadership love management Warren BuffettI know we’re only 5 days into 2011, but this just might end up being my favorite quote of the year.

7 Things You Should Consider When Choosing a Cloud Solution

Strategy Driven

An Exit Strategy. Entrepreneurship business management cloud solution strategydriven website developmentCloud technology is expanding rapidly because of its many benefits. However, not all cloud solution providers are the same. Yet there are many cloud service providers offering themselves as the solution to your business’ needs. The question for many is what they should use as deciding factors when searching for a cloud solution.

Walking Away from the Big Bucks in the Pursuit of True Balance.

Women on Business

This awareness helped cement my corporate world exit strategy. Toward the end of 2005, I started preparing my exit strategy. My former employer decided to downsize our management group within two months of my planned exodus.

Love and Warren Buffett

Steve Farber

But as Buffett goes on to say in the interview, if the CEO loves money more than the company he or she runs, business becomes all about the exit strategy, not the building of something lasting and significant. Leadership People business CEO leadership love management Warren BuffettI know we’re only 5 days into 2011, but this just might end up being my favorite quote of the year.

Strategic Humor: Cartoons from the April 2016 Issue

Harvard Business Review

Enjoy these cartoons from the April issue of HBR, and test your management wit in the HBR Caption Contest. Here’s the winning caption: “This is your worst exit strategy yet.” If we choose your caption as the winner, you will be featured in an upcoming magazine issue and win a free Harvard Business Review Press book. “Don’t believe them when they say they want topical material.” ” John Klossner.

If You're Out to Change the World, How Do You Know When to Move On?

Harvard Business Review

A certain phrase has gained currency in my world lately: the notion that a social enterprise must have an "exit strategy." At least in my corner of the social enterprise world (the part that focuses on communities'' access to good water), I have yet to see a successful, strategic exit. If we truly planned for return-maximizing exits — made that the explicit objective and kept our sights on it throughout — much about our programming and behavior would change.

20 New Words Every Leader Should Know

Eric Jacobson

skip to main | skip to sidebar Eric Jacobson On Management And Leadership Welcome! This blogs tips and ideas are perfect for managers and leaders of all types of small to large businesses and nonprofit organizations. Big Media -- Primary mass communications sources, e.g. TV and the press Exit Strategy -- Planned means of extricating oneself from a situation Flash Mob -- Brief gathering for a common purpose, announced by e-mail or text Flyover States -- Central regions of the U.S.

Morning Advantage: How to Take More Risks

Harvard Business Review

When companies lack a clear stance on when and how to take risks, managers often don't take enough of them, routinely making safe investment choices over ones with higher potential. To encourage managers to explore innovative ideas beyond their comfort levels, senior executives should regularly ask them for project ideas that are risky but have high potential returns. EXIT STAGE LEFT.

Permission to Fail

Harvard Business Review

In most organizations without professional risk managers, the amount of risk individuals are allowed to take is set informally and evaluated by tradition. Risk managers employ a variety of tools to align individual risk decisions to organization-wide risk appetite. The basic idea is simple: Instead of limiting in advance the amount of risk individuals are allowed to take, whether that is done formally or informally, anyone is allowed to propose any risk to the risk manager.

When Fighting with Your Boss, Protect Yourself First

Harvard Business Review

So, if you must fight, be sure you have a strategy to protect yourself from the fallout. You also probably want an “exit strategy” to get out of the conflict. Self-awareness is the foundation for emotional intelligence, which you need to manage conflict with your boss and anyone else, too. Manage your emotions. Conflict Managing up Have you ever felt like your boss is out to get you? Maybe you’re paranoid. But then again, maybe not.

What Are You Not Good At?

Harvard Business Review

I hired a virtual assistant to manage the details of my calendar, travel and administrative life. If you're good at some aspects of your job and not at others, then you need to recognize those weaknesses before others do and then figure out a strategy to compensate. If you can't envision getting to where you want to be by relying on your natural talents or leveraging your ability to learn, then its time to consider an exit strategy. Career planning Managing yourself

It Is Time to Fix Our Boardrooms

Harvard Business Review

All of this further erodes confidence in the companies as a whole: investors and customers alike begin to think about exit strategies as they no longer see boards looking after their companies in ways that takes account of stakeholder interests. Board chairs need to demonstrate true leadership ability and directors need to redouble their commitment to developing a focused vision and a credible strategy for its realization. Boards Communication Crisis management

Avoiding the Soft "Yes"

Harvard Business Review

The project team had spent the past six months designing a new strategy to accelerate growth in a critical emerging market for a multibillion-dollar multinational. This happens when executives get jazzed about a broad innovation strategy, nod their head vigorously in support of it, but stop short of committing real, tangible resources, however modest. Detail the metrics that senior management can monitor as they watch their investment.

What to Do If You Already Hate Your New Job

Harvard Business Review

Most people who take the wrong job haven’t done enough research going in,” says Priscilla Claman, president of Career Strategies, Inc., But if you are already fantasizing about exit strategies after only a few weeks, don’t ignore those signs. Just as you need to be careful about how you exit the wrong job, you should take care before making the next move. But she was hurt and frustrated when her managers told her she wasn’t right for the available role.

Give Impact Investing Time and Space to Develop

Harvard Business Review

Without those, the institutions managing the billions of sector dollars won’t be able accurately to assess the risks they are taking and, more important, the returns, both financial and social, they hope to generate. This is a nascent sector where entrepreneurs and investors are still figuring out business models, developing new financial products, and proving exit strategies and exit multiples, and only a handful of players are using agreed-upon metrics for assessing social impact.

Making Hospital Partnerships Work

Harvard Business Review

Many of them want to share responsibility in how the hospital is managed. For example, we openly stated a preference for an institution that would be willing to partner with us for at least 10 years, and we included specific language about exit strategies. But in March 2015, both Fitch Ratings and Moody’s Investor Service cited our successful partnership strategy as a key factor in growing our patient base and developing new areas of expertise.