The ultimate test of your business can be found in a
simple question: Would someone want to buy your
Whether you want to sell next year or a decade from now, you
must be building an asset someone would buy - otherwise, you have a
job, not a business.
Here are 8 ways to ensure you are building a company,
not just doing a job:
- A job requires that you show up
at work to make money, whereas a company generates
revenue whether you are there or not.
- If your company is so
reliant on a single customer that they can dictate how you
deliver your product or service, your company is more like a job
than a valuable business.
- A job is a place where your
personal reputation impacts your results, whereas a company is a
place where the brand is more important than the personality of the
- A job requires you to use your
personal experience and expertise to get a result, whereas a
company is a place where a process - not a person
consistently produces a desirable
- In a job, you get fired for
taking too much vacation, whereas if you own a company, the more
vacation you can take without impacting your company's performance,
the more valuable your business will be.
- In a job, the harder you
work, the more money you earn. In a company, the smarter you
work, the more money you earn.
- In a job, you solve the
problems. If you own a company, your employees solve the
- If the majority of your
customers know your cell phone number, it's likely you have a
job, not a company.
If you're not sure whether you
have a job or own a business,
it's time to get your Sellability Score
Whether you want to sell now or in a decade, the Sellability Score
allows you to see your business as a buyer would see it,
to identify how you perform on each of the eight key drivers of
The questionnaire takes about 13 minutes to complete, and
after you're finished I will contact you with your customized
27-page report outlining how you performed and where you could
improve the value and sellability of your
want help with making your business more valuable, preparing to
sell or you just want to make 2014 Your Best Year
Ever, give me a call. I am here to help!
Business Coach and Sellability Advisor
Business Coaching Excellence
toll free: 1-877-223-0622