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5 Tough Choices You'll Face as an Entrepreneur
Starting a Business

5 Tough Choices You'll Face as an Entrepreneur

As a business owner, you are singularly responsible for making all the decisions.
Jayson DeMers
Reduce These 9 Startup Risks for a Better Shot at Investor Funding
Investors

Reduce These 9 Startup Risks for a Better Shot at Investor Funding

Entrepreneurs can build leverage during negotiations by addressing these common causes of funders' anxieties.
Peter Gasca
9 Keys to Ensuring Your Business Continues to Succeed Without You
Succession Planning

9 Keys to Ensuring Your Business Continues to Succeed Without You

A millionaire who retired at 27 shares his tips to setting up your company to run under a leader of your choice.
Brenton Hayden
7 Calculations to Consider to Retire Comfortably
Personal Finance

7 Calculations to Consider to Retire Comfortably

First, figure out your number. Then determine how much you need to sell your business for to reach it.
Doug and Polly White
4 Ways to Build the Mental Fortitude Needed to Transition From Your Business
Selling a Business

4 Ways to Build the Mental Fortitude Needed to Transition From Your Business

When it's time to walk away, you must figure out your options and prepare yourself for a big chance.
Stacy Feiner
Nonprofits, and Businesses, Can Be Self-Sustaining. Just Think 100 Years Ahead.
Sustainability

Nonprofits, and Businesses, Can Be Self-Sustaining. Just Think 100 Years Ahead.

"Everything seems possible in a 100 years, so it's both useful and important to focus the big vision," says the head of a digital agency.
Adam Callinan
9 Questions You Should Ask Before Hiring a Business Broker
Selling a Business

9 Questions You Should Ask Before Hiring a Business Broker

Hiring the wrong broker can be the difference between not selling at all and selling for a price you are satisfied with.
Thomas Smale
6 Things You Must Know Before Selling Your Business
Selling a Business

6 Things You Must Know Before Selling Your Business

Getting it wrong before you start can ruin any hopes of a sale and can mean many months of your time wasted.
Thomas Smale
2 Things Entrepreneurs Should Not Worry About
Startups

2 Things Entrepreneurs Should Not Worry About

You will find yourself answering "I don't know" to two questions. And that's quite OK.
Greg Shugar
5 Things Business Owners Should Keep in Mind With Succession Planning
Selling a Business

5 Things Business Owners Should Keep in Mind With Succession Planning

Being properly prepared puts the company leader in the best vantage point even if a sale is not immediately on the horizon.
Michelle Brennan Hall
5 Legal Steps to Take to Shutter Your Business
Exit Strategies

5 Legal Steps to Take to Shutter Your Business

It can be a hard decision to close up shop, but make sure you do it properly if it comes down to it.
Nellie Akalp
First Steps: Writing the Executive Summary of Your Business Plan
Business Plans

First Steps: Writing the Executive Summary of Your Business Plan

This quick guide offers tips that will help you create the executive summary for your business plan.
The Staff of Entrepreneur Media, Inc.
3 Reasons I Decided to Leave the Company I Co-Founded
Exit Strategies

3 Reasons I Decided to Leave the Company I Co-Founded

One entrepreneur explains how he came to the difficult decision to step away and leave the company he loves and helped to build.
Scott Dudelson
Why It's Key for Franchisees to Have an Exit Strategy
Franchise

Why It's Key for Franchisees to Have an Exit Strategy

You may not realize it when you buy a franchise, but franchising is a journey. And, every journey must eventually come to an end.
Joel Hall