How to Sell your Business

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Find a buyer for your business Once you’ve decided to sell your business, it’s crucial to market the sale in order to find a buyer.  Although you may think this is a one step process, there’s a lot more involved… Read More

SAC Executives Subpoenaed in Insider Trading Inquiry

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According to people briefed on the case, four senior executives at SAC capital advisors received subpoenas to testify before the grand jury as part of the government’s investigation into insider trading at the firm.  The subpoenas were issued last week… Read More

Acquisitions – Creating an Action Plan

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To help guarantee the success of an acquisition, you need to create an acquisition action plan.  There are some people who will buy a business during a business meeting, but those transactions don’t always fair well.  Within 9 months to… Read More

Richard Branson’s Theory About Small Business

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Richard Branson gives advice for small businesses to gain a competitive edge. He says, “Entrepreneurship is a great leveler.  The wonderful thing is that money is not the sole currency when it comes to starting a business; drive, determination, passion… Read More

Successful Strategic Alliances

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When experienced CEOs and their executive teams choose strategic alliances to achieve growth, they implement a supporting structure, take steps to avoid legal and accounting pitfalls and create appropriate measures of success. But, for a strategic alliance to be successful,… Read More

Mergers in Today’s Economy

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Economic trends in the airline industry due to the global recession are continuing.  It started with the 2008 merger of then Continental Airlines with United Airlines. More recently, US Airways and American Airlines have announced that they are currently in… Read More

Finding a Buyer for Your Business

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When you have made the decision to sell your business, marketing to find a buyer is imperative.  You might think this is a one step process; however, there’s significantly more involved in the marketing strategy to find a buyer.   Finding… Read More

Timing is Everything

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In today’s economy, it’s almost impossible to predict a company’s future much less its value on the open market so the timing of the sale of a business is critical. A substantial amount of money can be left on the… Read More

Are you Self-Sabotaging Your Business?

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It’s not that you’re doing it intentionally, but if you’re a stressed-out business owner there’s a chance that you’re sabotaging your own business. Not all the work you do for your business is necessarily helping you move forward. Putting in… Read More

It’s Not Very Glamorous

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In my last blog post ‘Why Most Businesses Fail to Sell,’ I talked about the common characteristics shared by owners who fail at selling their business.  In this post, I would like to discuss how you, as a business owner can… Read More