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Planning for Success in 2018

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Planning for Success in 2018

CEO Advisor has expertise in helping CEOs, presidents and business owners focus on priorities to grow their businesses to the next level. We are hands-on and ask CEOs critical questions about planning and managing their business such as: Does your company have a strategic plan? Does your company have a defined sales strategy to...
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Five Factors in Making Your Company More Valuable and Attractive to Buyers

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Five Factors in Making Your Company More Valuable and Attractive to Buyers

Markets are finicky – down, up, dependent on interest rates, geo-political risk – or are they just cyclical? Ten years ago the stock market and real estate market were sky high. Five years ago you couldn’t give away most real estate, and business valuations plummeted with minimal mergers and acquisitions (M&A) activity Today, valuations...
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5 Ways That CEOs Improve Their Performance

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5 Ways That CEOs Improve Their Performance

For over a decade, CEO Advisor, Inc. has improved the performance of companies by working directly with CEOs, presidents and business owners of small and mid-size companies. Here are five ways to ensure you will improve decision-making, performance, profits and the value of your business. 1. Meet with Seasoned, Trusted People As a CEO,...
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Strategic Acquisitions for Accelerated Growth

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Strategic Acquisitions for Accelerated Growth

For CEOs or owners of closely-held companies, the fourth quarter is the time for strategic business planning. One of the most important decisions to be made during this planning process is how to best grow your business in the new year. Growth can be a complicated process involving multiple facets of your business and...
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CEOs – Start Planning for 2018 Now

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CEOs – Start Planning for 2018 Now

Here are 7 key factors that typically cause major issues in a business or lead a CEO or business owner to decide to exit the business. This premature exit typically occurs through a sale or liquidation in an unplanned sale or at less than desirable results. Planning now for 2018 will head off these...
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CEOs that Focus on Growth Gain Big Profits

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CEOs that Focus on Growth Gain Big Profits

CEOs that focus on growth accomplish the two greatest achievements: 1) Substantially increased profits, and 2) Increased value of their businesses. Headwinds from raising interest rates, a very mature economic cycle and deflation in certain sectors will require CEOs of small and mid-market companies to focus on sales now more than ever. The two...
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Key Factors to Grow Your Business to the Next Level

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Key Factors to Grow Your Business to the Next Level

1. Planning Have a clear vision and business model. Know where you want to go, document your plan and forecast, and be very clear about it. This involves a strategy with defined goals to realize your vision. Without this, there is a tremendous loss of time and wasted money. 2. Forecasting Forecasting for the...
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7 Key Turnaround Strategies to Revive a Distressed Business

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7 Key Turnaround Strategies to Revive a Distressed Business

Tens of thousands of CEOs and business owners of small and mid-size businesses face the daunting task of managing the recovery of a highly distressed or dying business. Every business during the course of its existence will experience an inflection point or even a near death experience. This typically involves flat or declining sales,...
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Do you have a Succession Plan or Exit Strategy for your Family Owned Business?

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Do you have a Succession Plan or Exit Strategy for your Family Owned Business?

For most family and closely-held businesses, planning for succession is the toughest and most critical challenge they face. 88% of current family business owners believe the same family or families will control their business in five years, but succession statistics undermine this belief. According to The Family Firm Institute: Only 30% of family-owned businesses...
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Sales Management: A Great ROI

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Sales Management: A Great ROI

Managing your sales team to maximize productivity can generate the greatest Return on Investment (ROI) for any CEO or business owner. Whether you have a one person sales team or you have a large salesforce, you can manage and leverage your sales effectiveness to generate a tremendous ROI. If you want to achieve maximum...
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