Humble Beginnings … for 10 years. I started a software development consulting back in 2004. The aim was to build an organization focused on excellent customer service. There was no real USP. I was 30 years old. The goal was simple — be my own … [Continue reading] about How I grew and sold our custom software development company in 5 years
I felt compelled to write this longish article after spending a lot of time with 250+ small businesses (valued at $5M or under) over the last 2.5 years, across multiple industries throughout the US. I hope this will help those are looking to exit … [Continue reading] about Challenges of Buying and Selling a Small Business in USA
There are no short cuts to selling your business unless you are in dire needs. If that is the case, you must read our article – How to sell my business fast. The average small to medium scale business sells in 9 months. It can be more depending on … [Continue reading] about How To Sell A Business On Your Own
The reality of unsustainable systems Volumes have been written on productivity. People have made good careers teaching productivity systems, processes, tricks, hacks, creating apps, businesses and classrooms. These systems focus on training your … [Continue reading] about The number ONE sustained productivity hack that truly works.
I have gone through many screening interviews in the process of selling my company and through the process of M&A deals of our customers as a consultant and a strategist. While there is no one way to ensure that the interview will go exactly like … [Continue reading] about How to pitch your company in the screening interview to a prospective buyer.
The Confidential Information Memorandum or CIM will probably the most important document you will be putting together for your business. It will be the culminating document that will hopefully give you the fruits of all the hard work you have put … [Continue reading] about Essential sections of a CIM that will attract premium buyers when selling your business
If you are thinking of selling your business and you are not sure what due diligence entails, how long, what to look out for and / or more importantly, if you are not feeling excited about the actual due diligence process, read on. I am … [Continue reading] about Why you should be EXCITED about going through due diligence when selling your business
I have been doing intermittent fasts for about 18 months now — tried with a 20/4, then moved to a 12/12 and now try to do more of a 16/8. It helps me control my appetite and I have seen a much better focus in the fasted state; even work-outs are … [Continue reading] about What I learned from a 72 hour silent disconnected fast
We recently sold our company. It was quite an experience. If you are interested in hearing about how we grew and sold a custom software development company in 5 years, please do read the article. I have spoken to many owners of similar … [Continue reading] about 12 top challenges trying to sell a company with a valuation that you “deserve” and how to overcome them