Selling your business involves looking at a few primary areas of your enterprise. These areas are the positive and negative aspects which will affect the value. Of course there are endless variations on different businesses, and even businesses within the same category and type will have variations. But for the purposes of preparation, here are the main ones to consider. [Read more…]
There is always a upside to everything, you know. Whatever is going bad, there is always a bright side of it, going good. And there’s plenty of “bad” to discuss… So what is good?
The number of people ready to start a business! [Read more…]
There are situations in a typical business negotiation where a party to a deal must make the opening offer, even though they prefer not to. There are effective tactics to employ when one is forced to make the first offer, and I cover a lot of them in one of my earlier articles entitled: Opening Offers and Closing Minds. In that article I discuss the importance of thinking through the offer before making it, and thereby making the right kind of opening offers, because like most things in life, having a thought-out plan is the surest way to a positive result. [Read more…]
Starting your own business…
Just the sound of that phrase conjures up pictures in the mind of the entrepreneur. Freedom. Money. Fulfillment. Starting a small business is an opportunity available to millions in the great nation of America in which we live, but with every opportunity there come liabilities. As wise business people, we are compelled to consider the advantages… and disadvantages, of a start up business. [Read more…]