• Why Do We Need Documented Processes?
    Growth is nearly every business owner’s goal, but the problem is that when a business grows, its processes become more complex. This is because there are more people involved, more tasks to be done, and more dependencies between those tasks. If these processes are not documented, it can be difficult to keep track of what … Read more
  • Think Like a Buyer
    Every business owner has a big dream to sell their business, achieve financial freedom, and live life on their terms. But many don’t know where to start or what to do. Recent studies show that business owners have a concept of the value of their business, but less than half of those have obtained an … Read more
  • Are You Getting Maximum Value in the Sale of Your Business?
    When it comes to exiting their business, many owners get confused and frustrated because no planning has taken place and they’re ready to exit now. If they’ve been the through the Great Recession and then Covid, they’re especially ready because they’re tired.  I have several clients that are Baby Boomers and are beginning to receive … Read more
  • 3 Essential Steps to a Successful Business Exit
    A successful business exit can be a complex and daunting process. There are many factors to consider, such as the value of the business, the best way to sell it, and how to ensure a smooth transition. That’s why it’s essential for business owners to consider following these three major steps.  One of the best … Read more
  • ProfitSense with Bill McDermott, Episode 48: Barry Adams, Peachtree Awnings & Marika Ponton, Office Angels
    Host Bill McDermott welcomed two accomplished entrepreneurs to this edition of ProfitSense with Bill McDermott: Barry Adams, Peachtree Awnings, and Marika Ponton, Office Angels. Barry shared how his inspiration for starting his business was to “make people smile” and how that mission guides both their work and care for their associates. He also talked about associate … Read more
  • Management: The Devil is in the Details
    Every business owner has a big dream for their business and wants to make it happen. When it comes to hiring the right people, getting them in the right seats, and providing a culture of growth and inclusion, we often don’t know where to start or what to do. It shouldn’t be so hard to … Read more
  • Actions Speak Louder Than Words
    Successfully transitioning ownership and management of their business to the next generation is something that’s on every business owner’s mind. And their goal is to achieve financial freedom in the process. However, many business owners don’t know where to start or what to do. A recent study revealed that only about 50% of business owners … Read more
  • A Tale of Two Exits
    Every business owner has a big dream for selling their business and wants to make it happen. However, many don’t know where to start or what to do. Selling a business, in some ways, is like selling a house. You don’t decide one day to put a “for sale by owner” sign in the yard … Read more
  • The Sales Rule Everyone Should Follow
    When someone mentions they are a salesperson, mental images often come to mind of the used car salesperson that asks, “What do I need to do to get you in this car today?” People hate to be sold. But, when people are ready to buy they appreciate the help. There’s a subtle mindset shift (sell … Read more