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

Growing Fast? Here’s What’s Likely To Kill Your Company

If your goal is to grow your business fast, you need a positive cash flow cycle or the ability to...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

Four Ways To Protect Your Turf

Warren Buffett famously invests in businesses that have what he calls a protective “moat” around them – one that inoculates...Read More

The Curator: How To Thrive As A Middleman

Being a middleman (or woman) has become risky business. When was the last time you used a travel agent? Agencies...Read More

9 Warning Signs You’re a Hub-and-Spoke Owner

If you were to draw a picture that visually represents your role in your business, what would it look like?...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

Rich vs. Famous

Have you set a goal for your company this year? If you’re like most business owners, you’re striving for an...Read More

6 Reasons Not To Diversify

Diversification is a sound financial planning strategy, but does it work for company building? How does Vitamix get away with...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