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5 Lessons from Game of Thrones for Exiting Business Owners

BTA Market Pulse: Q2 Small Business Sale Transactions Down Slightly, but Still at Historically High Levels

70 is the New 50: Aging CEOs Provide Both Opportunities and Challenges for Businesses

How to Plan for Life After Your Business

BTA Market Pulse: 2019 M&A Outlook Survey: It’s Still a Seller’s Market – For Now

2019 Might be the Best Time to Sell Your Business

Business Transition Academy Launches Free, Online Business Valuation Tool

What’s YOUR Business Worth?

Join the New England Chapters of XPX and AM&AA for a Joint Winter Social at Jack's Abby Brewery

Lessons Learned from Shark Tank

New Revenue Recognition Standards Impact Multiple Industries and Departments

Business Transition Planning Step Three: Building a Better Box

Transitioning Business Owners Need a Realistic Financial Plan

Ensuring that Your Business Is Prepared For The Worst

Count Your Beans Before Selling Your Business

BTA Business Transition Market Pulse: Retiring Baby Boomers and Rising Revenues Fuel Record Small Business Sales

New Tax Law and High Business Owner Confidence Could Lead to Increase in Small Business Sales

Booming Market Conditions Reach Record Highs With No Foreseeable Downturn

Defining Your Personal and Financial Goals Before You Transition

Key Guidelines for Co-Ownership Business Transitions

Small Business Sale Prices Reach Record Highs to Start 2018; Businesses on the Market Increases by 7%

Are You Prepared to Sell Your Business Before the Next Economic Downturn?

Prepare for an Exodus of Business Owners

Business Owner Webinar: Can Your Business Survive a Lawsuit?

How New Tax Reform Law Will Impact Selling Your Business

Which Business Transition Strategy is Right for You? 

Small Business Transactions Reached Record Highs in 2017, Up 27% from 2016

Big Shoes to Fill – What to Do When Succession Requires More than One Successor

Warren Buffet, Mortality, and the Importance of Succession Planning

It's 2018 - Time to Get a Plan!

Will Your Business Survive Digital Due Diligence?

All Signs Say that 2018 May Be an Ideal Time to Sell Your Business

Retirement Shouldn’t be Detrimental to Your Health

Business Owners are Leaving Money on the Table by Not Increasing Business Value. Are You?

4 Business Transition Takeaways from Tom Brady’s TB12 Regimen

Are You Prepared for the Worst?

Back to School, Back to Business (Transition Planning)

As a Business Owner, What Will Your Retirement Look Like?

Beyond the Great Unknown: Overcoming Fears about Transition Planning and Retirement

Baby-Boomer Business Owners Are Still Not Planning

Understanding the Critical Components of a Succession Plan

Choosing and Grooming the Most Qualified Successor for Your Business

Successfully Transitioning Your Business to an Internal Buyer

Should I Consider an ESOP for My Business? Part 2

To Insure or Not to Insure? Part II: Real Life Case Studies

Business Owner Webinar: Learn What You Need to Know if You're Considering an ESOP for Your Business

Should I Consider an ESOP for My Business? Part 1

To Insure or Not to Insure – Part I: What You May Not Know

6 Things You Should Do Now to Prepare for the Sale of your Business

Recapitalization: Top Reason for Sale of Small Businesses in the Lower Middle Market

Thinking of Selling Your Business? Consider an Internal Sale

Putting Together Your Business Transition Dream Team

The Benefits of Partnering with a Business Transition Advisor

First Impressions are Critical in the Sale of a Business. What Impression Does Your Website Give?

The Risk of Cyber Attack Can Decrease the Value of Your Business

Identifying and Preparing Successors for a Business Transition

Gaining Closure After Selling a Business

How to Plan a Successful Business Ownership Transition

3 Common Financial Mistakes That Can Decrease the Value of a Business in the Eyes of a Buyer

Advisor Webinar: Leadership Development for Family Business Successors

Would a Private Equity Firm Be Interested in YOUR Business?

Financial Considerations When Selling Your Business to a Third Party

14 Things You Need to Know About Selling Your Business Externally

Advisor Webinar: Planning For Successful Family Business Transfers

Tips for Avoiding Common Retirement Challenges while Planning for Your Business Transition

When It’s Time to Step Away from Your Business

The Multiplier Effect: Small Adjustments Make a Big Difference in the Sale of a Business

Keeping the Peace During a Family Business Transition

How to Sell Your Business to an Insider: You Have Options Client Case Study, Free Webinar on March 24th

Succession Planning: Why Business Owners Often Don't Get it Right and How You Can – Free Business Owner Seminar

Creating Your Perfect Calendar: How to Prepare Yourself to Sell Your Business and Create a Plan for the Life You Want to Lead

Advisors Beware: Are You Working With Your Clients’ Heirs and Successors?

Selling Your Business? Minimize Taxes and Preserve Your Hard Earned Wealth

The Great Wealth Transfer is Coming, Is Your Practice Ready?

How to Maximize the Value of Your Business and Get the Best Price

Free Business Owner Webinar "How to Sell Your Business to an Outsider and Get the Best Deal," Tuesday, February 2, 2016

14 Key Elements of Successful Internal Business Ownership Transfers

Business Transition Academy Offers FREE Three-Part Video Course: Cashing Out of Your Business – Key Concepts

Transferring the Business to the Next Generation: Business Transition Case Study

Selling Your Business Internally: Ensure Your Legacy Continues

The Process of Selling Your Business to an External Buyer

Make Your Goals a Reality in 2016

Maximizing Value When Selling Your Business

Understanding Your Buyer to Position Your Business in the Best Light

Business Transition Lessons from Santa

5 Things You Can Do Now if You’re Considering Selling Your Business in 2016

Learning How to Maximize the Value of Your Business

Could YOU Cash Out of Your Business Today?

The Best Gift a Business Owner Can Give: Contingency Planning

Why Business Owners Need Estate Planning

Not Surprising … Majority of Business Owners Are Not Prepared for the Future

Seven Secrets for Business Ownership Transition Success

Exploring the Benefits of Internal Business Transfers

Understanding How Privately Held Businesses Are Valued

Business Transition Lessons Learned: The End of a Family Business in the Third Generation

Taking an Extended Vacation May Help Increase the Value of Your Business

Strategies for Long-Term Family Business Economic Success

The Disconnect Between Owners’ and Buyers’ Perception of Business Value

Are You Prepared to Sell Your Business Before the Next Economic Downturn?

Finding the Right People to Help You Sell Your Business

Business Transition Case Study: The Internal Sale Achieved

The Importance of Finding the Right Buyer for Your Business

Business Transition Lessons Learned: Living Out of Your Business

Business Transition Lessons Learned: I Want to Buy Your Business!

Why Should I Do Business Transition Planning Now?

How to Navigate the Marketplace When Selling Your Business

Lessons Learned: Which Business Transition Option Should I Pick?

When Is the Right Time to Sell Your Business? It Might be Now!

Business Transition Case Study: The Deal of a Lifetime

Business Transition Lessons Learned: It’s All Taken Care Of!

Business Transition Lessons Learned: Get Me Outa Here!

What You Need to Consider if You Want to Sell Your Business Externally

Life After Your Business Transition: New Adventures for Baby Boomers

The Keys to Effective Succession in Family Businesses

The Necessity of Saving Outside Your Business

Business Transition Lessons Learned: Making Sure Your Successor Wants to Take Over the Business

What Business Owners Can Learn from the Retirement of 3 TV Personalities

Business Transition Lessons Learned: Why Getting Yourself Prepared Is So Important

Control—Deception, Trap, or Necessity?

Exploring Your Business Transition Options

Succession—What It Is and What It Isn’t

Boost Your Company’s Value by Establishing Professional Processes and Procedures

Decreasing Your Transition Wealth Gap: Increase Business Value and Save Outside the Business

How Small Business Can Replicate the Big Business Seller's Advantage in Today's Market

Top 5 Factors That Determine the Value of Your Business

Recurring Revenue – A Key Strategy to Boost Business Value

If Your Business Is Your Largest Asset, It’s Time to Diversify

The Role of Asset Protection in Transition Planning

Develop a Contingency Plan - Ensure That Your Business Can Go On Without You

Beware of the Tax Bite on Business Transfers

Is Your Business Your Personal Piggy Bank?

What’s YOUR Wealth Gap?

Navigating Partner Ownership Transitions

How to Prepare Yourself for a Business Transfer

Preparing for a Family Business Transition

Could Your Business Use Some Curb Appeal?

The Ideal Business Transition

Dying is Not a Sound Business Transition Strategy

Dying is Not a Sound Business Transition Strategy

What if I Want to Stay and Run My Business?

Planning to Transfer Your Business Internally? Here’s What You Need to Know

Top 3 Reasons to Start Planning Your Business Transition Years In Advance

Planning On an Internal Business Transition? 5 Reasons Why You Still Need an Advisor

What You Need to Know about Business Transition Advisors

Top 5 Consequences of Not Preparing Your Business Transition Plan

Factors to Consider Before Planning a Business Transition

How Long Will It Take to Transition Your Business to Others?

When Should You Start Thinking About Business Transition Planning? The Answer is Now

Top 3 Reasons Why Business Owners Don't Do Transition Planning

The Employee Stock Ownership Plan: An Option for Franchisees Looking to Cash Out of Their Businesses

Don’t Keep Family Business Successors in the Dark

Why Spouses Should be Involved in Business Ownership Transition Planning

Why Spouses Should be Involved in Business Ownership Transition Planning

Why Business Transition Planning Is More Important Than You Think

Business Transition Case Studies: The Flexibility of Internal Transitions

4 Key Elements Buyers Are Looking for in a Business They Might Purchase

Three Key Elements of a Successful Internal Business Transition

What Every Business Owner Needs to Know, Free Webinar

6 Tips for Increasing Business Value

Top 10 Mistakes Business Owners Make When Selling Their Business

Why Planning is Everything for Business Transitions

Shark Bytes: Lessons from the Tank on Business Value

Lessons Learned from CNBC's "The Profit"

Everything You Need to Know About External vs. Internal Business Ownership Transition Planning

3 Steps for Determining How Much You Need from the Sale of Your Business

Understanding and Avoiding Seller’s Remorse

6 Steps to Selling Your Business to an Outsider

What Is the Right Time to Sell My Business?

The 2 Main Types of External Buyers for Your Business

Why Due Diligence Is So Important to Selling Your Business

How to Buy Out Your Business Partner

3 Common Problems Faced with Internal Transitions

The 4 Types of Buyers for Internal Business Transitions

Should You Keep Your Family Business in the Family?

How to Exit Your Business Partnership on Good Terms

How an Exit Planner Can Help You Transition Your Family Business

What Not to Do When Choosing an Employee to Take Over Your Business

The Advantages of Selling Your Business Internally

Top 10 Deal Killers When Selling to an Outsider

5 Most Common Options for Selling Your Business

5 Ways to Maximize Company Value

Should I Sell My Business or Transfer Ownership Internally?

Who Can Help Me Sell My Business?

How to Find the Right Person to Buy My Business

6 Critical Steps to Planning Your Ownership Transition

Pros and Cons of Selling Your Business to an Insider

A Successful Sale of a Business is About More Than Money

It's Starting! Baby Boomer Retirement Is Number One Driver for Business Sales

A Sudden Death of a Business Partner Highlights the Importance of the Buy-Sell Agreement

Whether You’re Thinking about Selling Your Business Now or in the Future, Exit Planning Can Help You Reach Your Goal

Are YOUR Family's Eggs in One Basket? Another Lesson from Downton Abbey!

Three Lessons for Small Business Owners from the Failure of a Big Business Sales Transaction

How Business Owners Can Relate to Santa

How Add-Backs Impact Exit Values for Business Owners

Can I Afford to Exit My Business Today? 5 Questions to Begin Planning an Exit

What’s the Sellability Value of Your Business?

Exit Planning Can Energize Worn-Out Business Owners

In Order to Exit Successfully, Business Owners May Need to Re-Engage Their Businesses

It’s Up to Small Business Owners to Ensure Their Retirement

Eight-Part Webinar Series on Business Transition & Exit Planning, Part Two

Eight-Part Webinar Series on Business Transition & Exit Planning

Exit Planning: What Exit Value Are You Receiving?

A Business Exit in 2013 Will Face New Taxes: Forewarned Is Forearmed

Grooming a Successor for Your Family Business: More Lessons from Downton Abbey

Start Building Your Family Business Legacy Plan at an Exclusive Business Owner Event with Tom Deans, Ph.D., Author of Every Family’s Business

Downton Abbey and Choosing the Right Successor for Your Business

Exit Planning Is a Complex Decision AND a Complex Transaction

How Exiting Your Business Is Like Running a Marathon

Introducing Waypoint Business Strategies

Jane Johnson, CPA, CMA, Certified Business Exit Consultant Awarded Certified Merger & Acquisition Advisor (CM&AA) Designation

Succession Planning Without Secession

Downton Abbey and Lessons About Succession Planning

Is 2012 the Right Year to Sell Your Business?

Is 2012 the Right Year to Sell?

Will Any Reasonable Price for the Sale of a Business Be Enough?

The "Boots First" Exit Plan

Jane Johnson, CPA, CMA, Certified Business Exit Consultant Expands Family Business Advisor Capabilities

Exit Planning and Estate Tax Strategies Until December 2012

Selling Your Business to Your Partners: The Buy-Sell Agreement

Selling Your Business to Your Employees

Every Exit Planning Transaction Dies Three Times

The Pros and Cons of Internal Transfers

Deciding Not to Sell: Liquidating Your Business

Transferring Ownership of Your Business to Family Members

Ways to Exit Your Business and How to Determine Which One Works for You

The Recession and Small Businesses

Starting the Discussion About Exit Planning

Why Every Business Owner Needs to Start Thinking About Exit Planning

The Business of Business

Selling Your Business to an Outside Third Party