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Every Business Needs more Core

Every Business Needs more Core

Featured Topics: Business Core, Business Processes, Business Growth [powerpress]   Kirk: “Scotty! We need more CORE !” For those of us who came of age in the 1960’s and for the generations that have come since, Captain James Kirk, of Star Trek Fame, has become a cult hero. Did you know that Captain Kirk was also a philosopher, personal trainer and business management consultant.? I didn’t until I saw the most recent Star Trek […]

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Does Your Business Have 20/20 Vision?

Does Your Business Have 20/20 Vision?

Featured Topics: Vision Statement,  Business Values, Exiting a Business [powerpress] As we get older our eyesight changes. We don’t have the 20/20 vision that we had when we were younger. We need corrective lenses in order to see things the way we once did. However, just because our eyes no longer function as well as before, we are the people. Our impaired vision does not really change us. It doesn’t change our values, our […]

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Fall in love with your Business – Again

Fall in love with your Business - Again

Featured Topics: Exiting a Business, Selling a Business, Business Succession, Business Exit Planning [powerpress] It’s human nature that once we ‘fall out of love’ with something it’s really difficult, sometimes impossible to ‘fall in love’ with it again. The business world is strewn with owners who have fallen out of love with their business. This happens often, whether it’s from burnout from the stresses of meeting payroll, getting orders out on time, handling personnel […]

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The “magic” behind a great exit

The "magic" behind a great exit

Host:  Joel Goobich, Big Picture Advisors Featured Topics: Business Exit Plan, Exit Strategy, Succession Planning, Exiting a business [powerpress] Exiting a business does not involve any magic. There is no great “magic” trick where a magician waves his wand and ‘poof’ in a cloud of smoke you disappear and exit to the next big thing in your life. Here’s a simple fact – Everyone Exits. (Nothing earth shattering in this pearl of wisdom). On […]

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Loose Seats show how Stuck American Airlines is

Loose Seats show how Stuck American Airlines is

Funny how having something loose is indicative of being stuck. The irony of it is downright humorous if not for the potentially dangerous situation this represents to the flying public. But that is truly what is going on these days at American Airlines. The recent revelation of problems of loose seats that have crippled this airlines operations this week are just the most recent example of internal issues that have this company stuck in their […]

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Risky Business

Risky Business

Guest: Kyle Hafstad – InKnowVision Featured Topics: Business Insurance, Exit Planning, Life Insurance, Estate Planning [powerpress] Running a business is risky. Even the most successful businesses have a high degree of risk. Markets change, competitors are constantly nipping at your heals, employee issues,  cash flow, capitalization, operational concerns. The list goes on and on. On this podcast episode titled “Risky Business” we talk about one aspect of the business risk issue – that is […]

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Breaking up is NOT hard to do

Breaking up is NOT hard to do

Guest: Tiffany O’Connell, Featured Topics: Creating & Dissolving a Business Partnership This episode concentrates on the issues of creating and dissolving a business partnership. Many businesses are established as a partnership between two or more individuals, many times friends and business colleagues. All too often this partnership is not formed with enough forethought and planning on how to form this business partnership so that you don’t get stuck in your business with an arrangement […]

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Breaking up is NOT hard to do.

Breaking up is NOT hard to do.

Neal Sedaka crooned famously that ‘Breaking up is hard to do’ in one of his all time hit singles. But this needn’t be the case when dissolving a business partnership. Many businesses are established as a partnership between two or more individuals, many times friends and business colleagues. All too often this partnership is not formed with enough forethought and planning on how to form this business partnership. What then happens is that the […]

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Don’t Drop the Baton During Your Business Exit

Don't Drop the Baton During Your Business Exit

The 2012 London Olympics will be beginning soon and with it will come one of the more exciting sporting events to watch. The relay race. Now visualize that relay race. Place yourself and the next generation of ownership on the track where you think the ‘baton’ transfer should start and where it should end. Will you continue to run forward alongside the new baton holder (the next owner or the next generation of ownership) […]

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A Brokered Deal – Not a Broken Deal

A Brokered Deal - Not a Broken Deal

There has been a cascade of online chatter in the past few months ignited by the April 2012 article in Inc. Magazine by noted entrepreneur Norm Brodsky. His contention is that most business brokers are generalists and even insinuates that the profession is often quite shady. In Brodsky’s words “Most brokers can be counted on to represent themselves. A broker’s livelihood depends, after all, on 1. Making sure the deal gets done and 2. […]

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