Starting a business takes more than working capital to make it successful. Selling one also requires more planning and forethought to maximize the situation. After 25 years leading, I decided it was time to move on to other ventures. Here are a few tips I learned from selling my last … [Read more...] about A Few Tips I Learned From Selling My Last Company
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I started playing the guitar when I was about 12. I fell in love with it and played nearly every day. In those days, Ted Nugent, Black Sabbath, Deep Purple, and the Beatles were among the day's rock musicians. One of my favorites was the Beatles. I loved playing the songs and found it pretty easy, … [Read more...] about Leadership is Like Playing the Guitar
If you're responsible for direct reports, then you've heard the hire slow and fire fast statement. Yea, you may have even heard that from me over the years. Before you actually pull the trigger, I'd like to ask you to consider a few things. If you are hiring a CEO, then please read one of my … [Read more...] about Hire Slow and Wait Just a Minute Before You Fire Fast
Every small town had a bank that was locally owned. There used to be single-location hardware and grocery stores. History and trends have a way of predicting the future. Consolidation in any market reshapes the playing field, so for every business owner or investor, predicting where the trends lead … [Read more...] about Market Consolidation: Does AG Follow Auto?