The Blog

29 Jun

Setting Expectations before you Sell

Every CEO has expectations for his business. Throughout many years spent building, managing and growing his company, an owner likely has forecasts and predictions around every aspect of the business – production output, headcount, sales levels, customer growth, revenue – the list goes on. When it comes to putting a company up for sale, however,

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01 Jun

How Do You Quit Your Job & Buy Your Dream Business?

Starting a new business is a daunting prospect for anybody, whether you are a budding entrepreneur or just an ordinary individual that wants to do what you love for a living. Whilst we all dream about quitting the day job that we hate and working for ourselves, there are many factors to consider and the

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23 Mar

How Daymond John of ‘Shark Tank’ Earned His Fins

Before Daymond John became a household name as a host of ABC’s Shark Tank, he was just another kid with a dream of becoming an entrepreneur. John got his start in 1989, selling wool hats on the streets of Queens. He called his brand Fubu, short for “For Us, By Us,” but Fubu was hardly

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17 Mar

Before you buy that small business….

Before Buying That Small Business Buying a business entails some risks but these are less than when you start a new business. An existing business has the necessary equipment and inventory; customers; trained employees; and performance history. Before committing to buy a small business, consider the following. 1. Emerging Threat in the Location A small

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18 Feb

Utah Business Broker Joshua Lindsey Granted “Top 40 Under 40” Award

Feb15_FortyUnder40Utah Business Broker Joshua Lindsey Granted “Top 40 Under 40” Award American Business Brokers (ABB) named #1 business brokerage in Utah Young business broker teaches others how to be successful in “recession proof” industry Salt Lake City, UT (MMD Newswire) February 17, 2015 – Anybody who thinks that today’s “younger generation” is self-centered, indifferent, or

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13 Jan

How Successful People handle Toxic People

Toxic people defy logic. Some are blissfully unaware of the negative impact that they have on those around them, and others seem to derive satisfaction from creating chaos and pushing other peoples buttons. Either way, they create unnecessary complexity, strife, and, worst of all, stress. Studies have long shown that stress can have a lasting,

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28 Oct

The Best Performing Industries in the U.S.

Seven of the top 10 industries in the U.S. boast a sales growth figure above the 10 percent mark, with two doubling the private company average in the last year. If you’re searching for industries in the U.S. with the wind at their back, you’ll find them in nearly every corner of the U.S. economy,

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27 Oct

Should You Sign a NDA when Buying a Business?

Should You Sign a NDA when Buying a Business? There are some steps in the business for sale process that benefit both the seller and you the buyer. These steps protect the seller from time-wasting buyers and the buyer from acquiring lemons. One of the most important questions when buying a business is Can I

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