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Owners

How Owners Think Differently

Up until a successor takes over as an owner, they have typically only ever been an employee. Therefore, it is critical to help them begin […]

Compliance vs. Commitment

Compliance vs. Commitment

A successor who is only marginally effective will get compliance from his or her team (in contrast to an effective leader, who will get commitment). […]

Trouble on the Horizon

New Research Shows an Unusual Problem on the M&A Horizon

Everyone’s heard about how Baby Boomer business owners will be retiring, and the wave of business successions/exits that will occur as a result of those […]

Successor Development

Why Effectively Developing Your Own Successor is Nearly Impossible

More and more business owners are finding that selling their company to an outsider is becoming increasingly difficult.  As a result, they’re realizing that selling […]

Selling a Business

Planning on Selling Your Business? Think Again…

Everyone’s heard about how Baby Boomer business owners will be retiring and the wave of business successions/exits that will occur as a result of those […]

Four Stages

The Four Stages of Successor Development

In order for a successor to successfully take ownership of a company and lead it into the future, he or she must transition through four […]