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Stepping Into a Business Culture

July 12, 2019

The seller's finish line is the buyer's starting line. Once you buy a business, the real strategy and work begin. It's important to have a plan.

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May 3, 2019

How and when to inform employees of a change in ownership is a question of careful strategy and planning. It's a key issue to be worked out between seller and buyer.

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September 14, 2018

While buying the business you work for has its own special challenges, many of the issues are the same whether you worked for the previous owner or not.
 
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June 8, 2018

The most important assets in a business are people and processes. Look for businesses with strong processes and great people and 
take care of them.
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April 20, 2018

Self reflection is an important first step when buying a business. The purpose to owning a business is to give you more life, not to suck the life out of you.
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April 6, 2018

It is generally a good idea not to make any drastic changes to a business' operations for up to a year following the purchase. Learn how the business works before you make big changes.

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February 16, 2018

If you want to buy a business and you have never owned one, you need to reflect long and hard on your readiness to lead.

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June 30, 2017

Owning a business for the first time is like having a child for the first time... you have no idea how life changing it will be.

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June 2, 2017

Going from corporate America to business ownership can be a shock.  Get some advice from other business owners and a professional coach when making the leap.
 
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