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The author discusses how to get the most from a buy-sell agreement, encourages entrepreneurs to detail very specifically what happens when ownership changes occur, and elaborates on the language required for valuation of the shares.
Donovan Moxey got help in the early stages of starting his company; now he's the one giving his time to promote entrepreneurship.
Although HandR Block had always been philanthropic, Henry Bloch wanted to establish a company foundation truly committed to the needs of the community as opposed to furthering corporate objectives.
Richard Jarman sees entrepreneurship as the backbone of the American economy, and he's doing his part to help by mentoring up-and-coming entrepreneurs.
Building relationships and focusing on business terms with potential partners are key while not letting cultural differences get in the way while negotiating abroad. This seasoned negotiator in international transactions presents a comprehensive primer on how entrepreneurs can undertake effective global, business negotiations.
This negotiations expert provides do's and don'ts for closing a deal. One important set of tactics: going in with all the facts, understanding both parties' wants and needs, and adjusting strategies to succeed.
The challenges of working for both the talent the company represents and the clients who buy that talent are discussed by this veteran negotiator. The most important factors in her success: knowing the product and understanding what clients really need.
When it comes time sell your company, one of the toughest issues is communicating the process to employees. One positive way to do this is to establish a company culture rooted in honesty and openness, which can allay employee anxiety during a potential company sale.
Most entrepreneurs eventually face the question: is it time to sell my company? The issue often arrives with inadequate time to consider all of the issues. Assume the question will arise and game out possible scenarios.
Selling your business is similar to raising capital. The difference: you're selling the whole company. Selling your company, like raising money, includes preparing the business plan, financials, cash-flow projections, and demonstration of Sarbanes-Oxley compliance practices.
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