Category: Your Job

But What am I Learning Along the Way?

I’m developing a deep hate/love relationship with the internet. I have to say it that way because I hate it so much more than I love it. There’s a lot of bad stuff out there. Stuff that wastes your time. Stuff that promises to give you value, when it just wants to sell you crap. Stuff that’s just bad.

I Have to Sell my Business to Fund my Retirement

That is not a position you want to be in. Imagine negotiating the sale of your business, and trying to get the best price, if you absolutely have to sell to fund your retirement? Selling a small business is hard. Don’t make it harder than it has to be.

Just a Normal day for the Small Business Owner

Just a Normal day for the Small Business OwnerYou are the master juggler – and what you do is amazing.Owning a small business is hard. 100% commitment to the effort is required for small business owners – especially in the early days of ownership.

What if I Can’t Sell my Business?

Why it’s good: Some of the reasons why the business might not sell. What it is: Short industry specific article that applies to all industries. . . .owners have a tremendous percentage of their wealth tied up in their businesses.

Audio: Why I Sold My Business

Why it’s good: A simple but valuable conversation about the sale of a main street business. What it is: A simple conversation about why he sold his coffee shop. The conversation about the sale starts in earnest at the 6:00 minute mark.

Lorraine Murphy: Why I Sold My Business

Why it’s Good: Smart people make plans, but must listen when they tell themselves to change them. ““Everyone knows that there’s a time that comes in your life where you are is not where you’re supposed to be.”