Value Controller Aptitude Test
I personally have been offered several businesses.
When an owner recognises a person from a younger generation who is capable of identifying the value of a business, grow it and help them exit successfully, they are often quite keen to hire them.
There is a concept known as Value Gain Share. Let's say there is a business worth $1M today. If you are in a position to help the owner of that business double its value and sell it successfully, and take 20% of the "Value Gain," that's a cheque of $200,000 for you and an extra $800,000 for them in retirement. It's a very win/win way of going about things.
People say value growth is a science and art. But I think it is more than that: it's an actual role. After 15 years of looking after business owners (and 8 specifically in the field of exit planning) I am convinced that there are many organisations which need a "Value Controller" as badly as they need a "Financial Controller." Someone whose priority (and the bulk of their remuneration) is to drive that valuation upward and smooth the exit.
To that end, I have put together a test I call the Value Controller Aptitude Test.
120 questions, 10 areas of expertise.
You can take the test and get your score for free.
I can also make a 17 page report available to you and a personalised, phone session to go over your results (fees apply).
Send me an email at and I'll get you set up.
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