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Vision Boards: Not just for design

You have probably seen vision or mood boards in design studios or advertising agencies. Basically, a vision board can be anything you want it to be. If you’re looking to redesign your home, you may turn to a vision board to layout the kind of styles you like or the color pallet you’re going for. If you’re looking to write a book, you might put together a number of words, scenes or even photos of the types of settings you’re looking into. It might even include a timeline of events.

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Future Vision and Happy Exits - Part II

Last time, I wrote about the important role that SDI - or Seller Discretionary Income - plays in a happy, lucrative exit from your restoration business. In short, SDI takes a number of factors and calculates, reasonably accurately, projected income for your business over a certain time period. This is good for the you, the seller, because it gives you a very good idea of how to price your business and allows you to make strategic decisions on how you invest in it while you prep for sale. SDI is positive for the buyer because it allows them to see exactly what your business is worth and what they should be prepared to spend to acquire it.

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Future Vision and Happy Exits - Part I

We all strive to have a happy, healthy family and work we find fulfilling. You’ve done your best to build this for yourself and your company reflects your work ethic. You’ve got a stable group of clients serviced by expert technicians that know they’re way around their equipment. You go to work every day and enjoy it. Helping your staff grow in their roles and feed their families. More importantly for your business, you help your consumers recover after disaster, whether it is man-made or natural.

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Work Life Balance: Buzzy Concept or Real Strategy

You’ve worked hard to build your business from the ground up. Whether it’s family owned or you built it on your own, your blood, sweat and tears are built into the fabric of your company. You’ve spent long hours making sure projects get done the right way. You’ve been up long nights finishing paperwork, figuring out how to make ends meet or working with that technician who needs a little extra guidance. You celebrate with your team and love your work - you’re proud of what you’ve made.

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