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“Many things keep a business owner awake at night, but none is more important or more challenging than exiting a business. Whether you’ve built a lifestyle or a legacy; are planning to sell to insiders or to a third party, this is your first stop for learning, shared experience and technical information about the most important financial transaction you will ever undertake.”   ~ John F. Dini

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Life After Exit — Time is of the Essence

Life After Exit — Time is of the Essence

From time to time, we share real stories about life after exit from owners who have sold their businesses. Some are great and some… not so much. The have agreed to share their experiences to help other owners prepare for … Continue reading →

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Posted: December 3, 2017, 7:05 pm

Exit Planning – Maintaining Control

Exit Planning – Maintaining Control

For many owners, their biggest concern in an exit plan is maintaining control.  Whether they seek to sell to employees, family or a third-party, there is a fear that, once started, the process will have its own rules and momentum. My colleague John … Continue reading →

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Posted: November 6, 2017, 10:34 pm

Choosing Your Timeframe to Exit

Choosing Your Timeframe to Exit

“My timeframe? Talk to me in about five years.” When business owners are asked about exit planning, that answer is almost ubiquitous.

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Posted: October 10, 2017, 2:32 pm

Internal Transfers: Legacy vs. Lucre

Internal Transfers: Legacy vs. Lucre

Lifestyle vs. Legacy Why would I refer to the results of an internal transfer as “lifestyle vs. lucre?

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Posted: September 13, 2017, 10:04 pm

The Right Price for Your Business

The Right Price for Your Business

“If someone offered me the right price, I’d sell in a minute!” Exit planners and business brokers hear it all the time. “Anything is for sale if the price is right!

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Posted: August 20, 2017, 2:16 pm

After the Exit: Second Acts

After the Exit: Second Acts

As part of my effort to add variety to the types of exit planning posts here, I will occasionally include “Second Act”, stories about business owners who have already left one career, and are now doing something else. The Second … Continue reading →

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Posted: August 6, 2017, 4:02 pm

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