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State of Owner Readiness

As a business owner, you may wonder how you compare with other owners getting ready to exit.  We did too!

We led the Wisconsin Chapter of the Exit Planning Institute's WI State of Owner Readiness Survey.  The findings were fascinating and compelling.  Check it out.

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State of Owner Readiness Survey Results

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A big part of being ready for exit involves having something waiting on the other side of the door.  A favorite book of ours on the topic is: 

Transitioning from the Top: Personal Continuity Planning for the Retiring Family Business Leader

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Exit Planning Institute Whitepaper



Accelerate Your Business Growth

Featured on's list of 100 Podcasts That Will Make You Smarter, Better, and Wiser, Martha talks with Diane Helbig on what drives, or robs, a company of its value.

There are Always Alternatives

Martha Sullivan of the Family Business Consulting Group talks with International Lubricant Manufacturers Association President Holly Alfano about when a sale of the business might be the right choice and also reveals some alternative options.

Always Have an Exit Strategy

Martha joins Victoria Wieck, legendary jewelry designer and home shopping tv celebrity, to discuss, to discuss the importance of always being "ready for sale."

Let's Have This Conversation

Host & Producer Kevin McShan and Martha talk family business, preparing for transition and how to build a more inclusive workforce.

Advance Iowa - University of Northern Iowa Podcast

Martha joins Jeff Stein from Totally Iowa Media and Advance Iowa to discuss Compensation in Family Business

A Nontraditional CPA Career Path with Martha Sullivan

Martha joins Valerie Zaric on the Future-Proof Career podcast to talk about the importance of financial literacy throughout a business.

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