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December 6, 2019

A good place to start when buying a business is to reflect on your own motivations, lifestyle needs, and what drives your energy. A business that ticks all the boxes for you will be much less of a challenge.

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November 15, 2019

When growth through acquisition is your strategy, make sure there's good alignment between your current business and your target.

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November 8, 2019

The negotiating and deal term experience of a broker can help you avoid a number of landmines and shortcut the process of buying a business.

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October 25, 2019

While analysis paralysis is not a great recipe for successful decision making, a prospective buyer should never fail to ask enough questions to understand the business; and the seller's motivations.

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October 18, 2019

If you don't like the kind of business you are looking at and it doesn't excite you, no amount of profitability and financial soundness will overcome that.

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September 27, 2019

You can never really ask enough questions when buying a business. Gather your information, make decisions, and then take action.

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September 6, 2019

The process for valuing a large business versus a small business has night and day differences. Don't make the mistake of thinking they are the same.

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August 23, 2019

For a buyer the question of the amount being paid is not about the amount of money so much as it is the opportunity being acquired.

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August 16, 2019

Buying a business can be like a relay race. Part of the success is in the smooth hand off of the baton.

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August 2, 2019

Having success in buying a business is less about timing than doing it right. But some times are better than others, and 2019 is a great time for buying.

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