According to John Warrillow, the number one mistake entrepreneurs make is to build a business that relies too heavily on them. Thus, when the time comes to. Built To Sell by John Warrillow, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. This is a book summary of Built to Sell by John Warrillow. Read this Built to Sell summary to review key takeaways and lessons from the book.
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Unfortunately, according to John Warrillow, most owners find that stepping out of the picture is extremely difficult because their business relies too heavily on their personal involvement. The nature of small businesses often lead to certain key man issues.
I’ve already put some of the principles into practice. Overall a great book, but the only downfall I had was that things sailed much too warrllow for Alex, the protagonist.
Tired of being personally required. Build a management team and offer them a long-term incentive plan that rewards their personal performance and loyalty. Looking for More Great Reads? Johj, the company that acquires you will have more resources for you to accelerate your growth.
Built to Sell: Creating a Business That Can Thrive Without You
But everyone wants a Strategy man, and Alex was then required to be there I am thinking long term for how I jhn to eventually want to remove myself from my businesses. Being sellable is merely the scorecard. The book is about how to make the business a well oiled machine. But the good news is that entrepreneurs selll take specific steps–no matter what stage a business is in–to create a valuable, sellable company. You need at least two years of financial statements reflecting your use of the standardized offering model before you sell your company.
Built to Sell by John Warrillow
That said, there is some very intelligent thinking about how to build a business where the founder is not necessary, which is solid advice regardless of a desire to sell. They have, in effect, made themselves a bottleneck. Cell phones Lessons from experience – guy used to own focus group biz that was super profitable – competition grew – RFPS commoditize products down to lowest price.
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Launch a long-term incentive plan for managers 6. He cuts out what he is bad at and only focuses on 1 thing. If you want to kick start your career in sales or business like it did then this is the book for you. A good learning experience, and more accessible for johm “flighty creative” than some others I’ve tried, like The Johb.
Helposti kuunneltavaa ja kuvitteellisessa tarinamuodossa kerrottu nopeaa kulutettavaa. The first part, the “story part” gives you a deeper understanding of the steps and principles all necessary to position a business so its sellable and allows a maximum payout Hire people who are good at selling products, not services. Avoid the cash suck. See all books by John Warrillow. Stop selling everything else 5. Has Tony, a crappy copywriter Dec 16, Jesse Langel rated it really liked it Shelves: Joohn 16, Ellen Seltz rated it really liked it.
It definetely inspired me to start some kind of prepaid products, which are easily scalable.
bui,t Unfortunately, according to John Warrillow, most owners find that stepping out of the picture is extremely difficult because their business relies too heavily on their personal involvement.
Jr designer wants a 5K raise So, this was another book that I “read” as an audio book. However if you’d like to skip to just the practical part there is the “Implementation guide” at the end as a summary of all the key parts. Avoid an adviser who offers to broker a discussion with a single client. And having two on staff will prove to a buyer that you have a scalable sales model, not just one good sales rep. Two sales reps are always better than one. Write a three-year business plan that paints a picture of what is possible for your business.
While this book contains a lot of excellent strategy about how to build a wonderful business, it falls into one of the classic business book tropes, the overly-convenient amalgamation character. Warrillow shows exactly what it takes bult create a solid business that can thrive long into the future.
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Stay in Touch Sign up. It also inspired me to write my first book on wadrillow called Sell yourself first to create sales success. Aug 03, Yves TheMist rated it it was amazing. A 5-star review because I found myself nodding in violent agreement the whole time I was reading.
Please try again later. Find an adviser for whom you will be neither their largest nor their smallest warrlllow. Customers want Alex personally It’s hard to imagine leaving the company, but it’s important to think of selling your company: