I partner exclusively with forward-thinking CEOs and boards who are ready to to do what is required to achieve their goals. I do three things:

  1. I do one-on-one coaching.
  2. I operate small mastermind groups owners/CEOs of companies of similar size, business model and industry focus.
  3. I sometimes become a board advisor or board member.
  4. I make select angel investments.

I focus on startup to mid-sized US based companies with B2B business models. I work on topics most important to growth, including capital and debt raising, strategy and business model definition, exit planning,  turnarounds and the use of AI.

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Value Build Coaching

At any stage of the company life cycle, CEOs who want to push past the frontiers of what they know need a coach. We offer coaching in two formats: Mastermind Groups and one-on-one coaching.

In my Mastermind Groups, hard-working, coachable people come together monthly in a safe, confidential environment where powerful things happen. Great business ideas emerge. Personal breakthroughs occur. And you leave the experience better than you entered as a person and professional. My one-on-one coaching is for those who feel they can benefit more from increased individual attention. In both formats, you will be held accountable to deliver on the actions you decided were key to moving your company forward. This is essential to keeping you from falling back into the day-to-day routine that limits forward progress.

Exit Preparation Coaching

Many business owners/CEOs begin thinking about an exit too close to the time of the exit. Each exit path has unique preparation and value creation conditions. Optimizing for these conditions can take from months to years to maximize what you hope to get from the business. For example, in a sale transaction EBITDA is a critical consideration, but in a merger transaction market positioning or IP may be more important.

There are 16 key KPIs each of which may be optimized slightly differently depending on the likely exit path your company should take. Selecting the most likely exit path for your company involves a five-step process to evaluate the likelihood you can optimize the KPIs for any desired path. We work with you to strategically identify a path toward an exit that has the most benefit to you.

Want to know more? Call me or read all about it in my book.

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Exit Stage Advisory Services

You can hire an M&A advisor to help you get to the goal line but here is why using me is a better idea.

    1. I have been on both sides of the table.
    2. I do not get paid for transactions.
    3. I know what other side of the exit feels like.
    4. Value matters so moving at the right speed not the top speed is the best approach.
    5. I can help you manage your advisor.
    6. I have no conflicts of interest.
    7. I will tell you what you need to hear, not what you want to hear.
    8. I was taught in Silicon Valley with an attitude of looking for what can be, not what is.

Schedule that free call to see why I am your best option for getting to that high valued exit.

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