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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Market Consolidation: Does AG Follow Auto?
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?
I Decided to Sell My Business, Now What?
You sat by the pool over the weekend after an exhausting six week run in the business. You finally got a couple of days off. For your reasons, you’ve decided that you are ready to sell your business. Now what? The First Decision Drives the Rest Before you embark on making sure your business is … [Read more...] about I Decided to Sell My Business, Now What?
Shark or Bait: What Business Am I In?
Entrepreneurs often create startups with the plan to sell it when conditions are right. Others have a strategic plan where they operate the business until they retire, and then some have no plan so they are pulled out from behind their desks to be buried. Getting out of a business isn't always about … [Read more...] about Shark or Bait: What Business Am I In?