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9 November. 2018
Why Now Is the Riskiest Time to Own Your Business
Most people think of starting a business as risky, but unless you invest a significant amount of start-up cash in your venture, you’re not really risking much other than...
21 October. 2018
The Surprising Secret to a Big Exit
We get to see a lot of company founders who are contemplating an exit. Some of our customers get lucky early in life, but in the vast majority of...
6 October. 2018
One Way to Decide to Sell
How do you know the right time to sell your company? One answer to this age-old question is that the time to sell is when someone else is willing...
25 September. 2018
How to Avoid Disappointment When It’s Time to Cash Out
How do you avoid not being disappointed with the money you make from the sale of your company? Perhaps you’ve heard that companies like yours trade using an industry...
19 August. 2018
Why Bother Doing It the Hard Way?
Whether you want to sell your business next year or a decade from now, you will have two basic options for an external sale: the financial or the strategic...
2 August. 2018
7 Things to do Before Signing a Letter of Intent
You may be years away from selling your business, but it’s never too early to understand what the process involves. If you ever promised your child a treat for...
21 July. 2018
6 Little Things that Make a Big Difference to the Value of your Company
Here is a list of six little details to get right before you put your business on the market: Find your lease. If you rent space, you may be...
9 July. 2018
The Hidden Goal of the Smartest Business Owners
What are your business goals for the year? If you’re like most owners, you have a profit goal you want to hit. You may also have a top line...
16 June. 2018
One Hidden Thing That Drives Your Company’s Value
You already know that your company’s revenue and profits play a big role in how much your business is worth. Do you also know the role cash flow plays...
11 June. 2018
10 Things That Make Your Business More Valuable Than That of Your Industry Peers
The value of your company is partly determined by your industry. For example, cloud-based software companies are generally worth a lot more than printing companies these days. However, when...