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Re-evaluate And Re-build A More Valuable Business

Have you ever noticed the moment during a storm where the violent winds begin to subside?

You wonder if your mind is playing tricks.

Then, sure enough, the storm starts to ease, and you’re left to assess the damage.

The COVID-19 crisis may still be pummelling your business, but there will come a time when the storm starts to ebb. That’s when you have a unique opportunity. Without the forces of inertia pushing you in the direction you’ve always gone, you have a moment to decide where you want to be. It’s an opportunity to rethink how you approach your company — to rebuild your business into what you’ve always dreamed it could be before little decisions, stacked on top of each other, became too hard to undo.

It’s your time to rethink everything:

  • Before customers start buying, there’s a time to re-define what you want to sell post-pandemic
  • Before re-hiring employees, there’s a window to consider: which teammates exemplify your values the most? Who deserves a more significant role? And perhaps if there is anyone you’re better off without
  • Before bringing everyone back to work, there’s a moment to consider what kind of environment and culture you want to create

As difficult as it may feel to face, now is the time to re-evaluate everything you’ve done in the past and commit to building a more durable, valuable company for the future.

The pandemic may have impacted the value of your company in the short-term, but that value may not be lost forever. It can be rebuilt rapidly with some thoughtful planning. Instead of restoring what you had, think about your business through the lens of an acquirer. That way, you can rebuild your company with the end in mind.

We can help you see your company as an acquirer will, by leveraging the Value Builder Score assessment. It scores your business on the eight dimensions important to acquirers. It will allow you to pinpoint the areas of your business that are worth re-starting and perhaps some structural changes to consider before the economy fully recovers. The result would be a blueprint for building a more valuable company than you had going into the pandemic.

Are you ready to explore?

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