Gary Holt Blog

3 Questions the Best Managers Ask: Defining Management Leadership

Posted by Andrea Hewett on Fri, May, 29, 2015 @ 12:05 PM

A lack of management leadership results in the organization becoming defined by the employee’s beliefs and standards, rather than by management’s. Most organizations don’t realize that without management leadership the business will eventually fail. If left to make their own choices and decisions, employees will resort to their personal life experiences and the standards they believe are right.

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Topics: Efficiency, turnkey management, improve productivity, Efficiency Improvements, management leadership, entrepreneurial management, entrepreneur management, improving productivity, best management practices, oversight management

Exit Strategy Series Wrap Up: Gain Your Business Independence

Posted by Andrea Hewett on Mon, May, 18, 2015 @ 17:05 PM

Strive for Business Independence

Whether retirement is just around the corner or on the horizon, you have dreams for how it will be spent. Maybe you want to gradually reduce hours in the office or work full time right up to retirement age and then have little to do with the business. Either way, you must be prepared to hand over the reins at some point.

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Exit Strategy Series: The New Turnkey is the Learning Organization

Posted by Andrea Hewett on Fri, Apr, 24, 2015 @ 11:04 AM

For a long time the wide-held belief has been that if you create a turn-key Organization, you have succeeded and are finished with systems development. However, because of rapidly developing technology and the high speed of marketplace change, the concept must be expanded even further.

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Exit Strategy Series: Turnkey Management Profitable Businesses Use

Posted by Andrea Hewett on Fri, Apr, 10, 2015 @ 10:04 AM

Many people are misinformed about what a turnkey management is and what is involved. I often hear people say that not every type of business can be a turnkey business. That simply is not true. The concept of a turnkey business is to be able to turn the key in the door and the business runs itself. While this doesn’t mean everything is automated and people are not required, it does mean that the processes are in place so that everyone knows their job and the business is not reliant on one person.

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Topics: turnkey management consulting, turnkey approach, turnkey management, exit strategy, exit strategies, exit strategy business plan, exit strategy business, exit strategy for a business, turnkey system, turnkey business solutions, turnkey business ideas, turnkey solutions, turnkey business, turnkey your business, turnkey implementation, turnkey business solution, exit market strategy, turnkey, turn key, what is a turnkey business, turnkey systems, turnkey a family business, turnkey arrangement

Exit Strategy Series: Creating a Profitable Turnkey Business

Posted by Andrea Hewett on Tue, Mar, 24, 2015 @ 17:03 PM

Increase Business Valuation and Decrease Business Dependence


The Holt method of creating a safe income without working (if you so choose) is based on the principle of developing a turnkey business. The turnkey solutions used in this method create enough profits to pay the owner through net profit rather than salary.

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