If you’re thinking of selling or taking a step back from the day to day running of your business; follow these tips to ensure you are Exit-ready. The Exit-Ready Checklist You’ll need: 1. A fully functioning management team that’s used to making key decisions. 2. A clear strategy and Critical Success Factors in place […]
Here in Matchbox Associates we take processes and procedures and concepts and models developed in big organisations, and we chop them back and we help smaller companies use them. We do this because whilst lots of the things that big companies do are enormously valuable, smaller companies simply don’t ….
Brilliant business owners employ brilliant people to build brilliant businesses. Because – despite the complex technology that provides us with so much data and so many options – ultimately most businesses are still people-based. So just choose the best people, tell them what their job is and let them get on with it? Of course […]
“What gets measured gets managed”. It’s only when you see current and accurate performance data and track trends that you can fully understand your business. With the benefit of that data your decisions will mostly be based on fact rather than best guesses or gut instinct. So they’re more likely to be better decisions. There’s […]
An early stage entrepreneur leads, inspires, sets things up and makes things happen. He or she is the driving force behind the business, knows everything about the company, about its products, and about its customers. Sleeves rolled up, down in the detail, working hard to get the sales in and the products out. It’s […]