The Build vs. Buy Equation

If you’re wondering what your business might be worth to an acquirer, there is a simple calculation you can use....Read More

Learning From Acquisitions That Fall Apart

John McCann sold The Bolt Supply House to Lawson Products (NASDAQ: LAWS) at the end of 2017. McCann’s strategy involved...Read More

How Your Age Shapes Your Exit Plan

Your age has a big impact on your attitude toward your business, and your feelings about one day getting out...Read More

Have You Fallen Into The Mile Wide Trap?

If your company’s revenue has stalled after a period of rapid growth, you may have fallen into The Mile Wide...Read More

How To Scale Up Your Service Business

Increase the value of your company by training others in your area of expertise. It can be tough to grow a...Read More

You-Proofing Your Business

Making your business less dependent on you has a number of benefits: you can scale your company more quickly if...Read More

The Anatomy of a Successful Exit

Stephanie Breedlove started Breedlove & Associates in 1992 as a way to pay her nanny. The big payroll processors weren’t...Read More