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Acquisition and Business Succession: Why You Must Have a Growth Mindset

2021-11-02T18:15:10-05:00By |Advisor Collaboration, Automotive, Succession Blog, Succession Palooza, Succession Video Discussions|

Business Growth is one of the core foundations for succession planning. Although it is assumed succession planning is only about exiting or retiring from the business, it is in reality planning that provides solutions to overcome the possible, probable, and potential issues that impact your vision. We celebrate succession planning [...]

Growth Thru Acquisition: Finances, Timelines and Expectations

2021-11-02T18:16:30-05:00By |Advisor Collaboration, Multi-Unit Franchising, Succession Palooza, Succession Video Discussions|

Succession planning has gotten misconstrued with estate and exit planning amongst business owners, resulting in the process being delayed or avoided until it is too late. Successful owners know succession planning is much more than estate and exit, it is also about building strategies for today's success so you can [...]

Growing Your Business and Net Worth

2021-11-02T18:39:14-05:00By |Advisor Collaboration, Automotive, Succession Blog, Succession Palooza, Succession Video Discussions|

We know a popular definition of succession planning leans towards planning for exit or retirement. However, succession planning is really about setting your business and family up for future success, which is worth celebrating. What better way to celebrate succession planning than to talk about your personal financial goals – [...]

Business Growth and Bench Strength: Recruitment, Retention & Development

2021-11-02T18:22:19-05:00By |Advisor Collaboration, Automotive, Succession Palooza, Succession Video Discussions|

Succession is dependent upon SUCCESS, so it is just as much about today as it is about tomorrow. Growth, scaling your business, talent and culture are all essential dynamics addressed through succession strategies. And, there is nothing more valuable to the business than talent. Leadership bench strength is pivotal to [...]

Your Golden Goose: Keep or Sell?

2021-08-27T11:58:53-05:00By |Agriculture, Newsletter Archive, Professional Services, Succession Blog, Succession Matrix-10 Point Perspective|

Dealers are seeing record profits in spite of a global pandemic and limited inventories.  This has many dealers wondering if they should be building the portfolio by buying more stores or taking advantage of the market and selling to get top dollar, and others are wondering what will happen if they just stay in [...]

Buying or Selling: Determining What Strategy is Best For You

2021-11-02T18:56:39-05:00By |Advisor Collaboration, Automotive, Multi-Unit Franchising, Succession Palooza, Succession Video Discussions|

What is cool about succession planning, that many business owners don’t realize is it allows you to create strategies today create the lifestyle, and build the business you envision tomorrow.  So, what you do today, can literally impact tomorrow, and when we say tomorrow, we mean tomorrow and 10+ years [...]

How Do I Deal With the Petty Crap I Endure as a Leader of My Family’s Business?

2021-05-07T15:21:39-05:00By |Dr. Merlot, Succession Blog, Video|

When family members join the business, the emotional landscape changes. Any imperfections in intra-family communication, respect, and/or patience are exasperated by business expectations, nuances, and pressures. Even the closest and most balanced families find themselves struggling with crap from what appears to be never-ending sources. If it’s not concern over [...]

Episode 3: What Are Challenges CFOs Face in Succession Planning

2021-05-03T08:27:58-05:00By |Advisor Collaboration, Succession Video Discussions, The CFO and Their Role in Succession Planning|

A CFO is in a unique position within the business. They are privy to both sides of the "organizational coin." They are generally close with the CEO/Owner, understanding the owner's goals, concerns, and vision. As CFO's interact with management, they also have a beat on operational and talent nuances the [...]

Episode 5: How Can a CFO Impact Succession Planning

2021-04-14T17:48:20-05:00By |Advisor Collaboration, Succession Video Discussions, The CFO and Their Role in Succession Planning|

CFO's have a vested interest in the business's continued success, also known as "Succession Planning."  In this episode of the "CFO and Their Role in Succession Planning" discussion series our very own succession planner Loyd Rawls and Brian Brueggeman, a Senior Advisor, and Ed Reinhard a Partner with Crowe, discuss how [...]


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