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Figuring out what will happen to your team once you've sold your business is one of your entrepreneurial responsibilities. Jennifer...

Podcast: I've Sold My Business. Now What? Interview with Cody McLain Podcast: I've Sold My Business. Now What? Interview with Cody McLain Podcast: I've Sold My Business. Now What? Interview with Cody McLain Podcast: I've Sold My Business. Now What? Interview with Cody McLain


In this podcast with Cody McLain, you will learn all about what it takes to mange your stress throughout the business building and sales...

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...

What to Expect After Closing a Private Equity Deal (Part 2) What to Expect After Closing a Private Equity Deal (Part 2) What to Expect After Closing a Private Equity Deal (Part 2) What to Expect After Closing a Private Equity Deal (Part 2)


In continuing this candid series by Hadley Capital, Paul Wormley discusses more specifics about what a business owner can expect to change...

What to Expect After Closing a Private Equity Deal (Part 1) What to Expect After Closing a Private Equity Deal (Part 1) What to Expect After Closing a Private Equity Deal (Part 1) What to Expect After Closing a Private Equity Deal (Part 1)


Most business owners are more concerned about closing a deal than what exactly happens after the documents are signed. Paul Wormley,...

Post Deal - The Plan for the First 90 Days Post Deal - The Plan for the First 90 Days Post Deal - The Plan for the First 90 Days Post Deal - The Plan for the First 90 Days


Getting the deal done is one thing -- living with your new partners (or boss!) is another. In this article we talk about the first 90 days...

What to Expect After Closing a Private Equity Deal (Part 3) What to Expect After Closing a Private Equity Deal (Part 3) What to Expect After Closing a Private Equity Deal (Part 3) What to Expect After Closing a Private Equity Deal (Part 3)


Paul Wormley from Hadley Capital continues his candid discussion of what to expect when you close a private equity deal in this third and...

How to Actually Be Good at Merger Integration How to Actually Be Good at Merger Integration How to Actually Be Good at Merger Integration How to Actually Be Good at Merger Integration


Just selling your business doesn't make a successful M&A deal. The post-sale integration matters just as much and needs to be considered...

Podcast: Real Economic Value in Driving Corporate Culture Podcast: Real Economic Value in Driving Corporate Culture Podcast: Real Economic Value in Driving Corporate Culture Podcast: Real Economic Value in Driving Corporate Culture


If you could purposely - not accidentally, but purposely - create the culture that had the highest probability of causing your people to...

Integration Pacing in Mergers and Acquisitions: Rip the M&A Band-Aid off Fast Integration Pacing in Mergers and Acquisitions: Rip the M&A Band-Aid off Fast Integration Pacing in Mergers and Acquisitions: Rip the M&A Band-Aid off Fast Integration Pacing in Mergers and Acquisitions: Rip the M&A Band-Aid off Fast


A healthy M&A process should be done quickly, both for maintaining current operations as well as for the growth of the company. Learn the...

Earnouts: The Double-Edged Sword for Sellers Earnouts: The Double-Edged Sword for Sellers Earnouts: The Double-Edged Sword for Sellers Earnouts: The Double-Edged Sword for Sellers


The earnout is an underused, and often misunderstood, part of the business deal structure. Find out when it works... and when it doesn't.