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Why You Should Build Your Business With An Exit Strategy w/ Christine Nicholson

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Roger Knecht

President of Universal Accounting Center

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Overview: Why You Should Build Your Business With An Exit Strategy w/ Christine Nicholson

An exit strategy is vital for any business, yet so many entrepreneurs don’t have one. In this episode, your podcast host Roger Knecht chats with multi-award-winning UK Business Mentor and author Christine Nicholson about the importance of building a business with an exit strategy in mind. They discuss various exit strategy options including and shockingly, selling the business to your employees. The also discuss the accountant’s role in creating a business ready for exit as well as the things that will impact the valuation of your business. Christine talks about her four horsemen of the apocalypse a.k.a the eventualities that could force you to leave your business and how entrepreneurs can navigate life after exiting their businesses.


Your Host: Roger Knecht, president of Universal Accounting Center

Guest Name: Christine Nicholson

About Our Guest: Christine Nicholson

Christine is a multi award-winning UK Business Mentor and a Top 50 Woman in Accounting 2022. She has authored 4 business books and is a regular keynote speaker on Succession and Exit Planning. As a businesswoman who has built multi-million turnover businesses over the last 30 years, she has worked with many business owners in all sectors including taking one from bankruptcy to 8-figure exit in 18 months. She has spent a few years accidentally running a zoo! Her latest book, SELL IT, helps business owners get their business and themselves ready for the hardest part of the entrepreneur journey, leaving their business in the hands of others.

She sits as a Court Assistant of the Company of Entrepreneurs of the City of London where she lead a co-mentoring project with the Culture Mile working with amazing and powerfully impactful creatives.



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