Today we discuss how companies choose to grow through, how small businesses are the backbone of the , and succession planning tips. Click the article headline to read the piece in its entirety.
Businesses have problems and they’re always looking for ways to solve them.
When’s the last time you asked one of your customers, “What problems or hurdles are you facing right now?”
By posing this simple question, you will likely discover something new and strengthen your relationship with your customers, especially if you can find a way to solve that problem. And just by asking this question you will open up a whole new relationship with your clients.
This week’s digest features a checklist to help you get through the due diligence process, formula for valuation, and mistakes to avoid when selling your business.
When you own a privately held business, it helps the bottom line to be in a growing industry. Not only does make it easier to improve profits, but it also helps your company become more attractive to potential buyers of your business.
Ibis World issued a report back in February that identified the best industries in which to start a business in the U.S. Today we’ll reveal the eight growing industries and how current private business owners can take advantage of their anticipated growth.
This week’s M&A digest delves into one factor that drivesand activity, as well as how to get buyer attention and respect. Click on the headlines for the full article.
You might be looking at this headline and say, “Duh, theteam.”
Well, yes and no.
Yes, your marketing team has the specific responsibility of managing your company’s brand and marketing messages.
No, your marketing division is not the only group ofthat represent your brand to the outside world.
Let me explain.
Manyliken a great salesman – a man or woman who can quickly adapt to any situation – to chameleons, a class of lizards of which some have the ability to change their coloring for camouflage purposes.
A more fascinating and impressive creature that is stellar at adapting is the octopus, which can change not only its color but its texture as well. Watch the video below for this phenomenon.
Just as octopi have to adapt to their surroundings to survive, salespeople must adapt not only to different personalities but also to a variety of situations in order to thrive.
In honor of the remarkable octopus and its eight arms, here are eight other types of professions/traits that a great salesperson must channel to be the best at their jobs.
This week’s M&A Weekly Digest contains articles discussing the economic impact of private equity firms and the effect that widespread baby boomer retirement will have onand activity. As usual, click on the headline to read the full piece.
As we catch up on last week’s M&A articles, this week’s digest covers pieces about the stock market’s relationship with M&A, economic news, how interest rates affectplanning, the amount of cash on corporate balance sheets, and where private equity firms prefer to focus.