Preparation


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Baseball and business have more in common than you'd think. Everyone wants to hit 'it' out of the park. Here's how to crush what's coming...

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It is critical that business owners prepare well before the sale of their private company in order to ensure their financial and personal...

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In this podcast, we look at the seedy side to partner relationships. Corey Northcutt shares his experience being pushed out by his business...

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Initial indications can be tactically inflated to ensure the acquirer gains access to your confidential information after which this price...

How to Sell Your Online Business for Maximum Value How to Sell Your Online Business for Maximum Value How to Sell Your Online Business for Maximum Value How to Sell Your Online Business for Maximum Value


While there are factors outside of your influence affecting the value of your online business, there are a number of elements that only you...

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Recasting EBITDA removes expenses that would not be incurred by a new owner. However, business sellers get carried away with the process...

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You may know you need to secure a letter of intent before you sell your business, but do you know why it is absolutely vital to the process...

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Putting in the work before you sell your company is important if you want to get the best price for your business. Compiling a prospective...

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Understanding barriers to entry and how they can positively impact your business' value is vital to staying competitive and current in the...

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Traditional valuations work for the average business, but what about your information technology company? Perhaps it's time to consider...

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Smart buyers structure transactions and conduct a detailed risk and insurance risk assessment as part of their due diligence. Find out what...

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Our value driver series takes a deeper look at recurring revenue, the holy grail for business owners looking to have a valuable and...

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Charles Smith shares his insights on how to maximize your company's shareholder value by focusing on some key points which add more value...

Experience Trumps Smarts in the Sale of Your Information Technology Company Experience Trumps Smarts in the Sale of Your Information Technology Company Experience Trumps Smarts in the Sale of Your Information Technology Company Experience Trumps Smarts in the Sale of Your Information Technology Company


You're an intelligent, saavy business owner. You should be able to sell your own compay for the price you want on your first try, right?...

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You may only do one merger or acquisition in your life, but it will be one of the most important transactions of your life. Here are some...

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Every business owner wnats to maximize their value, particularly when it comes time to sell. Utilizing these key strategies will help you...

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There is a lot of advice out there on how to generate the valuation you want at time of sale. However, the main things you should be...

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All businesses value recurring revenue, and IT companies are no exception to this rule. Old business models no longer apply in a...

Podcast: Finding Your Purpose in Life and Business, an Interview with Kevin McCarthy Podcast: Finding Your Purpose in Life and Business, an Interview with Kevin McCarthy Podcast: Finding Your Purpose in Life and Business, an Interview with Kevin McCarthy Podcast: Finding Your Purpose in Life and Business, an Interview with Kevin McCarthy


Building a business legacy is difficult. So is creating one in your personal life. How do successful entrepreneurs discover their purpose...