UW Madison – Family Business Center

As part of my presentation at University of Wisconsin – Madison Family Business Center, I will be utilizing these exercises:   Opening Quiz – Eye-opening overview of the marketplace. Exercise – The Four Capitals – Self-assessment scoring exercise on the four capitals that make every business valuable (or not!). Attractiveness vs Readiness – Abbreviated worksheet on identifying the potential Value Gap in transitioning your business.   About Exit Planning Institute: The Exit Planning Institute (EPI) is an education company that provides exit planning education to advisors and middle market business owners.  We view exit planning… Read More

Chris Snider, EPI CEO & President, releases his first book on the Value Acceleration Methodology

Cleveland, OH – After years of leading the exit planning and value acceleration industry, Chris Snider, CEPA and CEO of Exit Planning Institute has released his first book outlining how to execute the Value Acceleration Methodology in middle market businesses: Walking to Destiny: 11 Actions An Owner Must Take To Rapidly Grow Value & Unlock Wealth. “The purpose of the book is to change the outcome for business owners who have invested their lives in their business,” says Snider, “and to actually change the paradigm of how exit planning is perceived.  Exit… Read More

18 Books for The Business Owner’s Summer Reading List

Becoming a best-in-class business does not happen overnight.  And the first gate of the Value Acceleration Methodology is “Discover” for a reason.  You need to get educated on how to actually drive value, increase business attractiveness, and move your company onto the path toward owner independence.  Following this blog is a good start.  Attend some seminars.  Meet with some experts.  Read some books. Walking to Destiny is a book written for business owners to understand how to use the Value Acceleration Methodology to rapidly increase business value by three to five times… Read More