Connect with Carrie Stein, Small Business Specialist & Growth Expert
Carrie Stein is a successful serial small business entrepreneur. Carrie founded a café in Dallas, Texas, running it for 9 years prior to a successful sale to a new owner. She opened a hair and makeup salon with a partner developing a line of makeup and hair products also transitioning out of day-to-day operations and selling to new ownership.
Prior to small business entrepreneurship, Carrie served in operations and management positions in the nonprofit and corporate world, beginning her career as an Economic Analyst for the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas. She is a sought-after presenter and previously served as an adjunct Communications Professor at UT Dallas Jindal School of Management.
Carrie is an expert on entrepreneurship, business growth and building a results-organized culture. She has been a featured speaker at conferences and events. Carrie holds a Bachelor's Degree in Economics and Finance, a Master's Degree in Strategic Communications and is a Certified Executive Coach.
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What does Building Value Mean?
The ultimate test of your business’ success can be found in a simple question: Would someone want to buy your company? And if so, why?
The foundation of a company fit for sale may not match what you have built to date. And the way that you are running your company may not have enough space between you and its daily operations to prep it for sale.
So, is it really time to sell your company… or would you be better served by building value for a future sale date at a higher price?
We can help you make clear decisions. And we can guide you through different avenues by which you will optimize your company’s value, including:
- Focusing on Profitability
- Maximizing Your Marketing Efforts
- Organizing Your Daily Operations
- Managing Cash Flow
Download our Free Value Building eBook
Whether selling your company is something you’re just starting to consider, or you believe it’s long past time to put your business on the market, or even if you lack an interest in ever selling, this guide has something for you. In this eBook, the business growth experts at Raincatcher will outline what you need to know to increase your company’s value while making it more appealing to buyers.
What really makes my company tick?
Raincatcher's Deep Dive is tailored to not only look under the hood of your business but to help guide you and your company to a higher level of value.
The program will provide you a detailed, objective review of everything from your marketing to your financials, and we will create a personalized plan to help coach you towards the increased profitability and efficiency that will enable you to sell your company at maximum value when you are ready to take that step.
A Growth Program Built Exclusively for You
One-on-One Coaching Program combines the power of Value Building and Profit First with Susan’s focused guidance.
Features & Benefits:
- Focused Coaching
- Value Builder Coaching
- Profit First and Financials Coaching
- Marketing Coaching
You've built a sellable business...now what?
PREScore™ (or Personal Readiness to Exit Score) is an 8-minute, online questionnaire that evaluates a business owner’s readiness to exit their company on a personal level.
Using an exclusive algorithm, PREScore™ calculates an owner’s readiness by identifying their status on each of the 4 drivers of a satisfying exit.
PREScore™ helps identify the at-risk areas and provides personalized recommendations for improvement, helping owners create a personal plan that ensures a happy and lucrative exit.
Simply put, a certified valuation is the highest standard of valuation. It is prepared by a certified, accredited valuation appraiser who gathers, analyzes, and reports on your business financials. This unbiased process removes any potential subjectivity and reflects your company’s true worth.
Our accredited valuation professionals are experts in all areas of business valuations and are committed to making sure you receive the most accurate, efficient, and easy-to-understand certified valuation of your business.