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Refresher: Business Renewal

Review the three Business Renewal sessions and prepare your business for success!

Presented by Dr. Kathryn Baker and Emily Bauman from AdviCoach of Michigan

8:30 - 10:30 a.m.
Tuesday, June 9 in Troy
Friday, June 12 in Novi

Email crush@walshcollege.edu to attend.

Business Renewal Series Past Sessions:

Are You Running a Valuable Business?

The ultimate test of value for your business can be found in a simple question: Would someone want to buy your company?
Whether you want to sell next year, a decade from now, or pass on the business to family, you need to build a valuable asset for the future. This session will provide everything you need to know about increasing the value of your company.

 When you complete the Sellability questionnaire, you'll get an overall Sellability Score out of 100 plus your score on the eight key drivers of 'Sellability', which are statistically proven to increase the value of your company. Each participant will get a copy of their 26-page Sellability Report. You may not be considering selling your business at this point, but you should make sure you are creating and growing a sellable business...don't miss this informative session! 

A Plan for Growth: Purpose, Clarity, Focus and Alignment

Strategic Planning That Works! Have you felt the pain of seeing your priorities get pushed below the daily fires? Is your business falling short of its full potential?  A clear and focused STRATEGIC PLAN captures the essence of what makes your company different in the marketplace. It spells out how you will BUILD on your strengths and realize success.    Don't just file it away!   Take the first step toward creating and executing a plan that will deliver results and empowers you with a great tool that actually works for small business owners... Join us for these take-aways:   • Prepare a one page strategic plan that’s been effectively used by thousands of small businesses, yet unique to your business.   • Discover your purpose, values and strengths and learn to inspire action to support them.   • Simplify priorities and plans and focus on improvements.   • Develop the basic habits necessary to execute and refine the plan on an ongoing basis so you deliver the results you need.
  • Smoothly move from planning to action quickly as you follow a clear, effective, and common-sense process.
Don’t let another day pass without taking action to clarify and execute a powerful plan for the future. 

Understanding The 5 Key Numbers Every Business Owner Must Know

There are Five Key Numbers that have the greatest potential to drive growth in a business. In this presentation, you will learn the Profit Equation which is based on and includes the FIVE most important numbers in your business.

When business owners focus on one of these five areas and the actions and strategies that impact these numbers, results are achieved.

You will leave with an understanding how these numbers affect your business. You will also leave with the tools that will help you learn what areas you need to focus on. We will provide an interactive spreadsheet that allows you to input your own numbers for your business. Additionally, you will leave with ideas and specific actions you can take to impact each number.