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Jane Johnson

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5 Lessons from Game of Thrones for Exiting Business Owners

Posted by Jane Johnson on Thu, Aug, 15, 2019 @ 12:29 PM

Were you – like hundreds of thousands of fans – unhappy with the finale of Game of Thrones (GOT)? According to a number of news outlets, more than 50% to 60% of viewers were dissatisfied or even outraged at the outcome. There was even a petition circulating that demanded a “re-do” which, of course, isn’t going to happen.

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

Posted by Jane Johnson on Tue, Jul, 30, 2019 @ 04:13 PM

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BizBuySell.com's Second Quarter 2019 Insight Report shows a dip in small business transactions when compared to last year, but growing financials and record sale prices continue to show signs of a strong market. With 4,948 transactions reported in the first half of 2019, this year could be on pace to become the second most active business-for-sale market since BizBuySell started tracking data in 2007 – trailing only 2018’s record-setting levels.

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

Posted by Jane Johnson on Wed, Jun, 12, 2019 @ 11:30 AM

Over the last 15 years, the person occupying the corner office is greyer and staying longer, according to numerous studies. The average age of hire for C-Suite positions has risen 15% since 2005, from an average age of 45 to 54, at the time of hire, according to the Crist|Kolder Associates Volatility Report for 2018.

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How to Plan for Life After Your Business

Posted by Jane Johnson on Wed, Mar, 20, 2019 @ 12:43 PM

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

Posted by Jane Johnson on Thu, Mar, 07, 2019 @ 01:28 PM

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A recent survey finds that expectations for the middle-market M&A transactions are high for this year among both buyers and sellers, but many are expecting a slowdown in the next two years.

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2019 Might be the Best Time to Sell Your Business

Posted by Jane Johnson on Thu, Feb, 28, 2019 @ 11:42 AM

 

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Topics: Selling Your Business Externally, Exit Planning, Selling Your Business Internally

Business Transition Academy Launches Free, Online Business Valuation Tool

Posted by Jane Johnson on Fri, Feb, 15, 2019 @ 12:13 PM

What's Your Business Worth? Find Out Now With Our Free Business Valuation Tool

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Business Transition Academy (BTA) is pleased to announce the launch of a free resource for business owners who are looking to exit or transition out of their businesses – our Free Business Valuation tool. It provides owners with a baseline valuation of their business, which as part of an overall Business Ownership Transition Plan, provides clarity and insight into retirement and estate planning discussions, succession planning, and exit strategies. Read More

What’s YOUR Business Worth?

Posted by Jane Johnson on Thu, Feb, 07, 2019 @ 10:53 AM

 

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Topics: Maximizing Business Value

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

Posted by Jane Johnson on Tue, Jan, 29, 2019 @ 11:12 AM

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

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Entrepreneurship: Shark Tank Makes It Look Easy, But Is It?

Posted by Jane Johnson on Fri, Dec, 07, 2018 @ 02:13 PM

 

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Topics: Maximizing Business Value