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Be a dealmaker, not a doer! Part 2: Four key elements of success

In part one of this two-part series, in the last issue, we talked about the differences between being a dealmaker and being a doer, and the light bulb moment – the catalyst for change. In part two, we’re going to talk about the four key elements of success for a dealmaker.

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How to … Use the Deal Wheel

If you’re just starting out on your business buying journey, you face a steep learning curve. Even if you’ve been going for a while and have some acquisitions under your belt chances are you’re still learning.

Your Acquisition Strategy Essential Basics You Need to Know

Before you get into the practicalities of buying a business, there are some basics you really need to know. These are important principles and habits; without them, you start the entire process at a disadvantage, and yet they are really simple to learn and to use.

How to … Build wealth with “Buy & Build”

There are millions of words written about starting a business, but far fewer about buying one. There’s a ton of help if you’re looking to start a business, but next to none when it comes to buying or growing one.

Valuing Your Company; What, Why, When & How?

In order to run your business effectively, you as a business owner should have a clear picture of your organisation’s financial health. Financial health goes past measuring company profits and outgoings since there could be hidden value in your business that you’re not currently aware or making use of. 

7 Things to Consider Before You Buy A Business

Have you ever considered buying a business? It can be a scary decision and there’s a lot of information to consider, not to mention it can be a complicated process! However, with the right knowledge, advice, and people around you, it doesn’t have to be intimidating.

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How to Know When It’s Time to Sell Your Business

Making the decision to sell your business is a huge step for anyone. Sometimes your company is ready to be sold now whereas on other occasions it could be best to hold onto it a little longer. If you’re interested in weighing up the pros and cons of both, you’re in the right place!