Author Archives: Jean-Bertrand de Lartigue

An Investment Opportunity for a High-Tech Passionate

Are You Actually a High-Tech Passionate? MA Consulting International Adds Virtual/Augmented Reality & Artificial Intelligence to its Portfolio and offer an awesome Opportunity Industry Sector: Artificial Intelligence, Augmented & Virtual Reality Stage: Technology Development Equity Stake: 20% Mezzanine Loan: Negotiable Investor participation: Welcomed Multiple Investors: Maximum four Amount Required: $ 220,000 in unit of $ 55,000 Skills Read More

AIMS Conference 20 03 2012

Aims conference 20 3 12 from Jean-Bertrand de Lartigue

How to plan an effective exit strategy for your business?

We have seen in previous articles that   transitioning out of the business is inevitable, so any business owner should be prepared and should follow a rigorous multi-disciplinary process: Defining objectives: the mission-critical step If you talk to an investment banker about your thoughts for the future of your business when you want to exit he Read More

How to develop an effective exit strategy

Understanding the importance of effective and early planning We said in the introduction to this series that every business owner will have to face an exit strategy at least once in his life. Many owner-managers put in a lifetime of hard work building their business only to throw away some of the rewards by failing Read More

Introduction to the series on Exit planning Strategies

Every business owner will have to face at a point of time the transition of ownership and the succession of management of his/ her business. This is the most difficult challenges that they will ever encounter.  Business owners have devoted their lives to their business and suddenly they have to decide what will become of Read More

Would you want to sell your business at its maximum Value?

What would a potential  buyer look for? Personal Factors 1. Motivation of the Owner(s)        Any potential buyer will be interested in the motive for the owners of the business to sell.They will be interested in what has brought the owners to this point?  Buying and selling a business is a very emotive decision and Read More

Factor 5 to keep high morale in your business, is to encourage creativity and innovation

Encourage creativity and innovations through wisdom networks . In their book “Wisdom Network” Melissa Giovagnolli and Steve Benton describe the challenge companies have to use visible and invisible knowledge to achieve their goals. The problem is that people are reluctant to share their knowledge, they only talk about what they know to a close circle Read More

Top 5 factors to keep high morale in your business

Factor 4 Establish a process to help people meet performance goals. Business is becoming increasingly complex. Customer expectations are higher and higher, you need your employees to be able to change their knowledge and skills quickly and raise their performance “bar”. Leading edge organisations are re-thinking their philosophies and human resources strategies to align their Read More

Top 5 factors to keep high morale in your business,

Factor 3: Motivate your Employees it is important for the success of an organisation to motivate its employees to use their full talents. It’s worth considering your company’s strategy and approach to motivation: getting this right and having positive motivation philosophy and practice in place leads to improved productivity, quality and service. There are many Read More

Top 5 factors to keep high morale in your business,

Factor Number 2 : Good Leadership: Good Leadership is essential to the morale of the troops, by providing a vision and adequate resources, removing barriers, encouraging accountability. Leaders are special people. Within business, effective leadership has proven results, from the release of employees’ potential, to improved bottom line financial performance. Leaders can be pivotal to Read More