Business Owner Stress: 6 Real Ways to Manage It

Since we don’t talk about it, we get to deal with it alone. Small business owners are over-worked, over-stressed and often over-whelmed. And if those things are all “over” you, fixing them is something else you need to add to the list of things to figure out.

Be Like Gerald

It’s incredibly satisfying to connect with a committed small business owner. You feel passion. You feel purpose. You feel intention. You feel like you’re seeing someone in their natural state. You feel it, their employees feel it, and the customer feels it.

The No Money Down Offer to Buy Your Small Business

We’re seeing more and more “buy a business for no money down” advertisements on social media. David C. Barnett gives us a reasonable explanation of what’s really going on with these kind of offers. Should you ever sell your business to someone with no money?

Why Can’t My Business Run Without Me?

As a business owner, some days are easier than others, but they’re always stressful. It seems like everyone has problems, but no solutions. You often feel like you’re the only one with a fire extinguisher. You question yourself, “Why can’t my business run without me? Why do my employees need me to hold their hands? When can I take a day off?” These questions are signs of a business that is too reliant on the owner.

What if Profit is Waiting on Vision?

What if there is a direct relationship between a higher valuation, increased profits, and a clear vision of your company’s purpose for being? Mike Williams from Exit Value Advisers tells us that connection is real, and the majority of business owners don’t see it. Do you? See the original article here.

Why Aren’t Millennial’s Buying Main St. Businesses From Boomers?

A great step-by-step, real world analysis from David C. Barnett’s of what many baby boomer owners are going to discover when they try to sell their business. Keep in mind this isn’t about the specifics of this business. If you’re the owner of a business like this, you need to understand how potential buyers will evaluate your business.