It takes a lot of effort and time to plan an exit strategy for your company, especially if you don’t know much about it. It is best to hire an experienced expert to complete these tasks. In this episode, Kit invited Caroline Young, the CEO and founder of Craftsbury Consulting, a business consultancy that provides assistance with exit planning, preparedness, and executive coaching. Caroline discusses her personal experiences as well as how she started her consulting firm. She continues by outlining their services, which include business coaching and exit planning. She also talks about her expertise in M&A and how she used her abilities to help her clients succeed. If you’re interested in learning more about organic growth, growth by acquisition, or the sale of your company, this will be interesting and useful for you.
Caroline’s Business Coaching and Exit planning services
The definition of Private Equity
Caroline’s Business Coaching and the 360 feedback
Caroline’s approach to exit planning strategy
“I love learning about new companies and helping people, find the strength of that company in a way that buyers are going to fall in love with it.” – Caroline
“I’m not a certified coach, but leveraging my experience to help people has been super effective.” – Caroline
Featured in this Episode
Christopher Lisle | LinkedIn
Growth strategy advisor for the ecosystem of investors, banks, and the companies they work with (middle market).
Websites: Acclaropartners.com / strategicgrowthcouncil.com
Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org / 703-867-7269
Caroline Young | LinkedIn
CEO and Founder of Craftsbury Consulting
Company Website: https://craftsburyconsulting.com/
Words from our Sponsors
Thanks to our sponsors Acclaro Growth Partners, a strategic consulting firm serving middle market mergers and acquisitions. You can visit acclaropartners.com. Our other sponsor, of course, is Strategic Growth Council, not the podcast, but the Peer Advisory Council slash virtual roundtable slash mastermind group for senior execs and business owners. Contemplating what an acquisition, a sale, or just strategic growth is? Strategic Growth Council collaborates with participants in the M&A ecosystem, such as private equity groups, lenders, investment banks, and relevant service providers. Visit strategicgrowthcouncil.com to learn more.
01:45 Guest’s background and what she does
08:13 coaching and exit planning services
10:08 What is private equity?
13:34 Business coaching
15:13 Importance of feedback
20:35 Caroline’s edge compare to other coaches
22:11 Are there people who are uncoachable?
23:56 Preparing the business for sale
26:21 Entrepreneurial operating system
27:34 Some case studies
36:42 About retreat and how to reach Caroline
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