Kendall Rawls

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Navigating the Unknown-Virtual Conversation – March 24

2020-03-26T10:12:22-05:00By |Categories: Leading Your Business Through the Unknown, Succession Blog|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Navigating the unexpected is challenging enough, without a global pandemic creating panic. Businesses are being directly impacted in ways not seen since the Great Depression. Protecting business profits and your people are tough to do when being forced to shut down or engage in social distancing. Protecting your family and community are just [...]

Important Update – COVID-19 Preparedness and What to Expect from The Rawls Group

2020-03-17T10:41:36-05:00By |Categories: Succession Blog|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Dear Valued Clients, TRG Partners and Friends, As we continue to deal with rapidly evolving changes and business disruption due to the COVID-19 virus, I wanted to take a moment to share with you what we are doing and what you can expect from our team. My highest priority is to safeguard our team [...]

As Seen in Digital Dealer – Debunking the Succession “Misconceptions”

2020-03-03T10:03:03-06:00By |Categories: Succession Blog|Tags: , , , |

Succession planning is often feared as complex, and with good reason. Overcoming the fear of the complex and understanding succession planning, enables you to have greater control of the future of your business. Consider the thought process when you are talking with your advisors about ensuring your will and estate are in order. When you [...]

As Seen in Multi-Unit Franchisee Report – 6 Key Business Performance Metrics

2020-02-27T08:27:09-06:00By |Categories: Succession Blog|Tags: , , |

Business performance is a fundamental component of long-term success. Working with multi-unit franchise owners to cultivate structures and cultures that create predictability of profits, we analyze these top six performance metrics: Profitability Capitalization Liquidity Cash Flow Customer Satisfaction Employee Satisfaction Underperformance is a threat to succession because performance success is the predicate to succession. [...]

As Seen in Multi-Unit Franchisee Report – Business Performance Is A Key Factor for Succession Success

2020-02-19T13:47:05-06:00By |Categories: Succession Blog|Tags: , , |

Establishing the value in your business involves more than looking at money and profits. You need to be mindful of your competition. One tool we use when working with franchise owners is our Business Performance Checklist. In order to ensure you are focused on building value in your business and protecting that into the [...]

As Seen in Multi-Unit Franchisee Report – 5 Key Questions To Determine If You Are Moving In The Right Direction

2020-02-05T13:48:06-06:00By |Categories: Succession Blog|Tags: , , |

In order to ensure you are moving your business in the right direction, with respect to your personal motivation and perspective, answer these five key questions: Do you feel a responsibility to take care of those who depend on your business? What impact do you want to have on your employees and your community? [...]

As Seen in Digital Dealer – 9 Areas That Build Value in Your Dealership

2020-01-21T13:36:31-06:00By |Categories: Succession Blog|Tags: , , , , |

The new year brings change, and with change comes uncertainties – often leading to fear, anxiety, and worry of the unknown. If there is one thing that is for sure, change is imminent. It is the one constant on which we can count.  It can get so complex that dealers either don’t engage in [...]

As Seen in Digital Dealer – Happy and Harmonious Holidays – are Possible!

2020-01-21T11:47:51-06:00By |Categories: Succession Blog|Tags: , , , |

All successful relationships are built on the foundation of strong communication – it is the glue that holds it all together. When communication starts to breakdown, or perhaps you are not sure if it already has, there are two key indicators: Avoiding Conflict Engaging in Conflict When family and business get to this point, [...]

As Seen in Multi-Unit Franchisee Report – 3 Questions To Ask Growth And Building Value In Your Business

2020-01-06T14:27:23-06:00By |Categories: Succession Blog|Tags: , , |

Before you make that next deal, or as you start and/or continue with your growth plan, you should ask yourself a few vital questions surrounding growth and building value: Do I have synergy among my management team and leadership? Teamwork and management synergy is imperative to business succession simply because you as the franchise [...]