There are loads of resources out there for you to use. Here I’ve listed a few trusted, tried and true resources for you. As always, do your own research, but this is a great place to get started.
Business Management & Financial Proficiency
Keith Cunningham – Keith’s pragmatic advice has helped many business owners transform their businesses and experience massive growth. His seminars are a great investment.
Jay Abraham – Marketing “experts” come and go, but Jay has been the premiere leader, mentor and true expert for many, many years.
Jim Blasingame – Jim understands the future of business and how you must market now to capture that business.
Author of The Age of Customer: Prepare for the Moment of Relevance
Sandy Botkin, CPA, ESQ. – Sandy is absolutely brilliant and ethical in what he does. Many business owner find his help invaluable… and that it saves them money.
Tony Robbins – Tony’s RPM system is more than just a time management tool. It becomes a way of thinking that creates laser focus and effective and strategic use of time.
Stephen Covey – Stephen’s 4 quadrants teaching from his book, First Things First, helped me become a successful salesperson at a young age and a very effective manager and leader later on in my career. Stephen’s teachings are timeless!
Lola Bendana at Multi-Languages Corporation – Lola has so much integrity and is the industry leader as far as translation is concerned. If your company cannot risk the many costs of a translation issue, contact Lola.
Tony Hsieh – Nobody does culture quite as uniquely and well as Zappos. Tony’s book, Delivering Happiness: A Path to Profits, Passion and Purpose is a must read for every business owner.
Robert Richman – Author of the Culture Blueprint. Robert takes his experience from Zappos and delivers a comprehensive guide to help you understand the factors in creating an ideal culture for your business.
Tony Robbins – Tony’s sales training is unparalleled! All of Tony’s products, trainings and events are impactful. I encourage all of my clients who want to improve sales performance to purchase his product Mastering Influence – it’s brilliant. I also encourage them to attend his UPW weekend. There is no better place to get a clear understanding of the impact of state management on performance.
Jim Blasingame – Again – his new book, The Age of The Customer, is mind-blowing and very RELEVANT.
Chet Holmes – Chet’s book, The Ultimate Selling Machine, is a must read for all business owners and sales people.
Zig Ziglar – Mentor to many of today’s most successful business people.
Brian Tracy – another standard and mentor to many successful people.
Valuation of a Business
These two articles from Inc. magazine will help you understand what you need to know about getting a valuation for your company.