If you don’t have an exit plan for your small business 12-36 months in advance of selling, you won’t maximise its value. Don’t settle for less… follow these tips. Most people simply don’t contemplate exiting the business when they’re just getting started, or even after they’re well established. Most business owners figure the end is a long way off, and anything could happen before then. But it’s these unpredictable happenings that make having a business exit plan in place even more important.