The recent spring-like weather has us looking beyond the piles of files and tax returns, out the window to the great outdoors. (Even rain is better than snow, right? Flowers are starting to grow!) This time of year, in addition to preparing for tax season, we all need to think about preparing our yards and gardens for spring. One of our clients is an expert in the field--pardon the pun--providing … [Read more...]
A Business Valuation: What to Expect
Business valuation involves both a quantitative and qualitative assessment of your company, to determine its price and value on the market. To establish your company’s value, a business valuation analyst/appraiser looks at several factors. Business Valuation Factors:Revenues Expenses Financial reports The economy Your industry Your company’s internal structure/ … [Read more...]
When does a Company Need a Business Valuation?
Many business owners never think about the value of their company--until they’re trying to sell it. Obtaining a business valuation is the first step if you intend to sell your company. According to Pam Oliver, owner of Horizon Business Valuations LLC, business valuation is a complex process that touches every aspect of a company.Besides positioning a company for sale, here are some of the … [Read more...]
Is Your Business Ready to Grow?
Most business philosophy dictates that businesses must grow to survive. “Grow or die!” the business magazines shout. And this idea has merit: you don’t want a stagnant business. But there are many ways to grow your business, and before you dip your toe into any of them (or before you get carried away by the wave of growth that may already be hitting your business right now) it’s a good idea to … [Read more...]
Business Book Review: The Pumpkin Plan
At Ten Key, Inc., we’re continually educating ourselves on business, so in the coming months, we’ll be featuring reviews of the business books we love. Got a business book you love? Let us know, and we can include your review (with a link to your company website) in an upcoming article!It seems appropriate to review one of our recent finds, The Pumpkin Plan by Mike Michalowicz, in October, … [Read more...]