Exit Planning

Preparing your business for your next step

So, you’ve built a successful business… Now what?

  • Is it time to free up your schedule by bringing in a manager to run your company day-to-day?
  • Or are you ready to sell?
  • Or maybe you’re planning to transition your business to a new generation of leaders?

The one prerequisite in all three of these scenarios is that you have a business that can thrive without you.

Whether you want to sell for a premium—or just know that you could—we will ensure you’ve got all of the options for the business and life you deserve.  Get your free Pre-Score report and Exit Checklist below.

The Value Builder interactive tool that gives you a comprehensive assessment of your business, through the eyes of a buyer. When you complete the Value Builder Score questionnaire, you’ll get an overall Value Builder Score out of 100 plus your score on the eight key drivers of value, which are statistically proven to increase the value of your company.

 

 

Are you really ready to exit your business?

The questions that make up the Personal Readiness to Exit (PRE) Score questionnaire are designed to help you evaluate your preparedness to exit your business and ensure you leave your company with no regrets.

Think you are ready to exit your business? Complete the questionnaire and get: Your Detailed PREScore Report and The Exit Checklist.

Free EBooks and Resources

The Exit Checklist

For a successful exit, you need to be able to say a hearty “Yes!” to two important questions:
1. Is your business ready for you to exit?
2. Are you ready to exit?
It’s an easy question to ask, but it can be difficult to answer. This is why we’ve created a five-step action plan to ensure you have a happy, lucrative exit from your business.

The Freedom Point

If you’re like most business owners, your desire for freedom is hardwired into your psyche.
This eBook will help you calculate your Freedom Point, which is when work becomes a choice, not a necessity.

The Yes Box

What do Airbnb, Mailchimp, Microsoft, and Uber have in common?
They all started in an economic downturn.
Discover how to reinvigorate and expand your business at a time when others prioritize survival and preservation.

How to Productize Your Service in 8 Simple Steps

Have you ever wondered how to make a business less reliant on its owner?  The answer is to “productize” the service.
This is the process of breaking down the service into a series of steps and packing it like a tangible offering. We’ve developed an eBook outlining an 8-step approach to help you productize your service.

Famous or Rich: 9 Ways Value Builders Prioritize Wealth Over Recognition

You’ll discover:

  • The surprisingly simple strategy behind one founder’s $87 million exit
  • The strategic move that took one company from being worth three times EBITDA to more than 13 times in just two years
  • The 10/40 rule and how it can jack up your take from the sale of your business

8 Ways To Re-Invent Yourself In A Crisis

You’ll discover how to:

  • leverage digital channels while working from home
  • exploit an increased use of social media to drive sales
  • pick the best part of your business to invest in now
  • motivate yourself to act with clarity and confidence

The Owner’s Metric

While you can’t buy happiness, you can buy personal freedom. It comes from building enough wealth that work becomes a choice.
What’s the fastest way to attain the feeling of true freedom?
Focus on the one number you need to be truly free – the ultimate Owner’s Metric.

The Definitive Guide to Standard Operating Procedures

Does your business lack organization around basic tasks? Do your employees seem reliant on you? Are you questioning how you can improve your growing business and its value?
If you answered yes to any of these questions, implementing SOPs may be what you need to solve your problems.

The 4 Degrees of Delegation

How would you rate your ability to delegate?  
If you’re like most business owners, you probably give yourself a decent grade. However, if you’re constantly finding yourself disappointed in people on your team, the problem may be less about them and more about your ability to delegate effectively. 

The Overlooked Owner eBook

How do you determine the value of your business?
You might think this involves an in-depth look at your books, sizing up the market, and many other types of quantitative analysis.
But a study of 1,511 companies uncovered an often-omitted factor when assessing company value—the business owner.

The Rainmaker's Dilemma

Did you know almost half of all business owners will hit the same stumbling block?  
They become the primary revenue driver for their company – The Rainmaker.
Avoid the downhill trap of becoming the Rainmaker and make the transition to Architect of your business.

Business Coaching - Moving Your Business Forward

Get massive results though customized, private coaching sessions and rapidly scale your business and profits. The power behind this ongoing program is in breaking down your big picture goals into manageable chunks that are easy to implement. Our coaches will work with you to map out the strategy and develop winning habits and skills to consistently grow your business.

Our coaching programs are for those who are looking to scale up your business and are committed to putting in the work.

You know your business is capable of more than it’s achieving now…

At Business Prophet, our expertise is in helping good businesses get better. Growing a business is exciting and fun, yet there are growing pains.  Growth tends to send the business out of balance, creating a “speed wobble” effect that feels unstable (“this could be amazing, if it doesn’t kill me first”), and that can put a massive strain on the organization and its leadership.