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My heart-felt thanks go out to Bob for helping me reach a successful conclusion to one of the most important projects of my business career.

Gary Vowels, Founder/Former CEO
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Readiness Test
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Estate and Financial Planning            

I have an up-to-date will.
(updated within past 2 years)

  1 2 3 4 5
             
I have an up-to-date estate plan.
(updated within past 2 years.)
  1 2 3 4 5
             

I know how much money I need from the sale of the business to retire and maintain the lifestyle to which I’m accustomed.

  1 2 3 4 5
             
I have had a valuation completed for the company within the past two years.   1 2 3 4 5
             

Leadership Transition

           
I have formal assessments of my management team capabilities.   1 2 3 4 5
             

I have a written skills matrix profiling all my key people.

  1 2 3 4 5
             

I know which of my employees are interested in running the business.

  1 2 3 4 5
             

I have ‘retention’ incentives in place for all my key people.

  1 2 3 4 5
             

Ownership Transition

           
I’m confident someone will buy my business.   1 2 3 4 5
             
I understand the many options of to whom to sell.   1 2 3 4 5
             

Tax planning has been completed.

  1 2 3 4 5
             

I understand the difference between a C and an S corp when it comes to selling the business.

  1 2 3 4 5
             

Business Planning and Performance

           
We have a written ‘Contingency Plan’ in the event something happens to me.   1 2 3 4 5
             
We have a 5 year financial plan.   1 2 3 4 5
             

We are doing everything we can to ‘enhance value’ of the company.

  1 2 3 4 5
             

We have our ‘due diligence’ documents in order.

  1 2 3 4 5
             
    Total Score:
    Scoring Key:

100-90 = Prepared
You are well along the way to a proactive exit plan.

89-70 = Concerned
You’ve clearly done a little preparation. Now you need to finish.

69-50 = Worried
You have not done much. Get moving. Be proactive. Get it done.

49 or less = Oblivious
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