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Your Guide to a Self-Managing, Fast-Growing and High-Profit Business

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YOUR IDEAL LIFE

Figure 2.1 Annual Retirement Burn Rate Example

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Figure 2.2 Magic Number Calculator

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Calculate your own at: MagicNumberCalculator.com.

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THE VALUE YOU NEED TO CREATE

Table 3.1 ToolShop Manufacturing Company

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Figure 3.2 How to Calculate Equity Value

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Table 3.3 Median Deal Multiples by EBITDA Size

Figure 3.4 The Popularity of Different Valuation Methods

Figure 3.5 Target Equity Value Calculation Example

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Figure 3.6 The Growth You Need: Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR)

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Figure 3.7 Minimum and Expected Annual Growth Rates for Investee Companies

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THE SEVEN MANAGEMENT CONCEPTS

THREE WAYS TO BUILD A BUSINESS

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Approach One: Buy a Franchise

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Approach Two: Trial and Error on Your Own

Approach Three: Use a Management Blueprint

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Figure 4.1 The Seven Management Concepts

Figure 4.2 Functional (U-Form) Organizational Chart

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Figure 4.3 Divisional (M-Form) Organizational Chart

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Figure 4.4 Maslow’s Expanded Hierarchy of Needs

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HOW MANAGEMENT BLUEPRINTS WORK

Figure 6.1 Gerber’s Organization Chart

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Source: Michael Gerber, The E-Myth: Why Most Small Businesses Don’t Work and What to Do About It (New York: Harper & Row, 1986), 101.

Figure 6.2 Value Chain Analysis

Figure 6.3 Strategy Map

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Source: “What Is a Strategy Map?” Visual Paradigm Online, https://online.visual-paradigm.com/knowledge/strategic-map/what-is-strategy-map/.

Figure 6.4 Calculating a 6-Week Rolling Average

Figure 6.5 How to Document Processes

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Source: Michael E. Gerber, E-Myth Mastery, p. 262.

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MASTER THE BASICS

Table 7.1 Simple Annual Budget with Analysis

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Figure 7.2 Warrillow’s Six Types of Recurring Revenues

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Source: John Warrillow, The Automatic Customer (New York: Portfolio/Penguin, 2015)

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ENGINEER VALUE

Figure 8.1 Industries to Avoid: The 10 Fastest-Declining Industries in the US

Figure 8.2 Industries to Target: The 10 Fastest-Growing Industries in the US

Figure 8.3 Accenture’s Disruptability Index

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HOW TO CASH IN

Figure 10.1 How a “Self-Buyout” Works

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Figure 10.2 Cash Out versus Price/Risk Retained

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Figure 10.3 Basic Structure of an ESOP

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EXECUTE A TRANSACTION

Figure 11.1 The Process of Selling Your Business or Raising Capital

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