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From my experience as a business owner, I now recognize several themes and behaviors to be successful...
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Asset purchase vs. stock purchase for small businesses

Asset purchases and stock purchases each have advantages and disadvantages to sellers and buyers.
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Eight ideas to refresh and grow your small business

These methods to grow your business seem fairly obvious, but it’s easy to lose sight of the basics when leading a business.
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Why an LOI is important before an APA in a business sale

Once a vetted buyer and willing seller have established a mutual interest in transitioning the business, two documents - the Letter of Intent (LOI) and Asset Purchase Agreement (APA) – come into play.
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Minimizing risks when selling your business to an employee

An insider sale can be one of the best ways to transfer ownership of your business. But, the major obstacle to insider sales is usually the employee’s lack of cash and assets to leverage, limiting their ability to finance the acquisition in the traditional fashion.
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Confidentiality: Every Seller’s Concern when Selling a Business

Confidentiality is imperative when selling your business. Your company’s asset value must be protected from the start of the process until the day of closing.
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