The Growth Strategies Playbook

Diversification & Acquisition

Accelerate Your Business Growth Strategy with these 4 Lessons!

Lesson 1: Diversify Your Growth Plan

  • Recognize patterns and turn formulas that are currently working for one aspect of your business into flexible tools you can apply to transform under-performing investments.

  • Get the most important tips and techniques that will help you uncover niche areas within your industry and invest in them effectively using data to focus and evaluate your spending.

  • Learn how to manage your core business while diversifying without sacrificing operating income.

Lesson 2: Grow Through Acquisitions

  • Learn how to strategically target organizations that will encourage growth, how to conduct due diligence, and handle valuation discussions.

  • Get easy-to-implement tips and techniques that will help you determine which targets will provide the best strategic synergies in order to successfully expand into new geographies and demographics.

  • Strengthen your ability to anticipate likely future scenarios, and identify trap doors to any potential acquisition.

Lesson 3: Activate Your Acquisition Strategy

  • Master the art of M&A by harnessing talent and resources to fill the missing pieces of your business growth plan.

  • Get the most important tips and techniques for thoroughly researching the rationale for an acquisition with a specific look on growth in and out of sector, competitive requirements, and revenue forecasting.

  • Understand why gathering information about the sector, target company, and even the industry as a whole from trusted third parties, customers, and suppliers is one of the most important parts of the process.

Lesson 4: Create an Advisory Board

  • Get the most effective techniques for choosing advisory board members for your company.

  • Create an advisory board that will provide you with objective advice and will help your company scout the marketplace, gauge future trends, grow revenue and profits, open doors to new strategic partners, and more.

  • Learn how to determine the objective of your company’s advisory board, set expectations, define responsibilities and term of office, structure compensation, organize advisory board meetings, communicate with advisory board members, and more.

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