Growth Foundations for Future Exit Value
Are you thinking about the future of your business and wondering, "how can I continue to do all the work I do, everyday, forever?
What if you could make money on your business and do more, by doing less, or maybe nothing at all?
We work with Canadian Small Business owners to create a viable future business with structured systems and processes that help manage all aspects of your operations.
Once you have the systems in place to manage growth, leadership, employees, operations, equipment, tech, and process you are prepared for change. Change you choose or change that happens to you. You now can ensure your business is valuable, not just to you or your bottom line, but also to those you want to attract to your team or maybe to sell to in the future.
Our mission is to see Canadian small business owners live their exceptional lives.
- Understand how and when you can exit your business
- Leverage teams of competent leaders inside your business.
- Prepare your business for change.
- Stop turning away customers.
- Do this without doing everything yourself.
You need a structure that allows you to continue to grow for years or sell when you're ready.
Want to see if your business has what it takes to run without you?
Scroll to the bottom and take the "Live your Life, Not Your Business" EXIT Readiness assessment.
Why Do You Need This System?
You're running a successful business and you've been doing it well for some time now, but you know you can't continue at this pace forever. You need your people to step up, systems to manage that you would normally oversee, and a process that ensures consistency and quality, even if you were to go on vacation for a month.
Working with the BLITZ and our EXIT Readiness Program will bring a facilitated process to help you and your team evaluate your resources and vision, decide on the direction, help develop the plan and the process to move your business through its change, and ensure completion. In the process you will have created a culture that will continue to manage change, while successfully operating and growing the business.
Imagine having an advisor for your company that can identify your current resources, help you make decisions more easily, create a plan to follow, train your people for their new responsibilities, define an evaluation and measurement process that will lead you and your team through the changes required to become a salable business.
As a result, your company becomes less reliant on you to do all the work, making your business more nimble for future change, and more valuable to your potential buyer or successor.
Our unique process allows your company’s team to stay focused on quality product/service delivery, customer experience, and future growth opportunities while implementing changes that support new ownership.
EXIT Readiness Program
- Evaluate your resources and make the best decisions for moving forward.
- eXplain the goals and reasons for change to get your team on board.
- Implement the plan and support the team with process, evaluation and agile flexibility.
- Train your people in their processes and responsibilities using tools for communication, systems, and leadership skills.
EXIT Readiness for you and your business so you can Live Your Life, Not Your BusinessTM .
Get started now by taking the EXIT Readiness Assessment and get your score.
In her 30+ years with incorporated small businesses, Barb Stuhlemmer has seen exactly how owners struggle to balance the requirements of a growing a business with the financial and time restrictions that growth brings. Barb has developed a unique process for owners of the businesses who are fed up with being overwhelmed by all the responsibilities and the lack of control over the time and money required to grow the business.
Unlike a coach, who is trained to ask you what you want to do and how you feel about that, Barb comes with a lifetime of strategies for small business that will create the path you didn’t know you needed and the achievable plan to get there.
Barb brings a plethora of tools to elevate and upgrade the leadership levels of owners and their teams so that change can be managed throughout the business and not just by one person.
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