Our M&A digest this week examines realistic growth expectations when selling a business, the optimism level of [Read more…]executives, and one of the hardest challenges of owning a company. As usual, click on the headline to read the full article.
Those of you that read this online publication on a regular basis know that we started a conversation several weeks ago on the topic of creating a emotions involved in deciding to sell and the second article examined some specific steps to create a buyer ready business.business. The first article looked at the
So I was intrigued when a colleague forwarded an article delving into the challenges of growing an “entrepreneurial business.” This is a business that doesn’t just survive through the years but also thrives. This would also be, in keeping with our theme, a buyer ready business. So I thought I would share a few ideas from Ed Hess, professor of business administration and Batten Executive-in-Residence at University of Virginia’s Darden School of Business.