Freedom

“Make the most of yourself by fanning the tiny, inner sparks of possibility into flames of achievement.” - Golda Meir

The final step of our Six Steps journey is that of Freedom - your personal freedom. You can now choose to sell the business, choose to let the business run without you and receive a passive income or choose to purchase other businesses as an investment. Here you can reap the rewards of your business success as a true entrepreneur. But to do this, you must finish the business. If you ‘need’ to keep going into work rather than ‘choosing’ to, it is not yet finished. Here is where you will do just that.

Owners personal growth, the sky’s the limit

The only reason to start a business is to sell it - or at least to build something that is a saleable entity. Clearly, generating profitable income is important for most businesses, but it’s not about just building a cash flow stream or about building revenues and profits.

It’s about building an asset, a saleable item that is worth something to other people. You will know when your business is truly finished when you are able to sell it and walk away without being tied to it. If you can’t do that it’s not yet finished - and you are not yet free.

The ActionCOACH 4 Stages of Personal Growth:

Finish it

Finish it

Are you able to call the office and say you’re going on vacation for six months, safe in the knowledge the business will have growth in your absence?

Personal choice

Personal choice

What are the things that you have always dreamed of doing but never had the time or resources to explore them?

Wealth creation

Wealth creation

Do you have clearly defined strategies for creating passive income and increasing your net asset value?

Legacy

Legacy

How will the world remember you in the future? What benefits will you have brought to your industry, your community, or to society? What will be your footprints in the sand, and will they endure?

So, what does this business look like when it’s finished? How many locations does it operate? How many employees does it have? Does it still ‘need’ you? Can you sell your business to an investor or are you effectively selling a really tough job in a company the buyer will own and can’t escape from? What multiple would you pay for a company in which you have to step into the driving seat? Here you will look at the asset value of your business in multiples of profit. If it’s a true investment, the multiple will be much higher – in line with other opportunities available to potential investors.

Congratulations on becoming a true entrepreneur! You have built a commercial profitable enterprise that works without you, developed an investment portfolio that builds wealth while you sleep, enjoy the experiences that you have always dreamed of and have left a powerful mark on the world through generous philanthropic gestures. This journey has enriched the lives of millions and will continue to do so long after you have gone.

But of course, this all started with your very first step on this exciting journey of personal growth through the ActionCOACH 6 Steps to Building a Better Business. Here you eliminated the chaos and brought stability to your business through

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