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Last week we discussed reasons to structure the purchase of a business as an asset sale. This week, we discuss successor liability and ways to effectively close the deal. Learning after the fact that you are responsible for the tax … more
When I was 19, my dad made me production manager of his 75-employee kitchen-cabinet manufacturing factory. Before I officially took the job, I worked in the shop at each job and set production standards based on what I could produce at each station. … more
A rancher left 17 horses as a bequest for his three children. When the rancher passed away, his children opened his will. The will stated that the eldest child should get half of his 17 horses. The middle child should get one-third … more
"Jeffrey, what's the BEST way to make a sale?" When I'm asked this question (I'm asked it all the time), what the salesperson's really asking is, "What's the EASIEST way to make a sale?" Easy answer: The easiest way to make a sale … more
Employment is on the upside. Employers are actively looking. Offers are getting better. Even so, many find themselves "stuck" where they are with no light at the end of the tunnel. Getting ahead eludes them; knowing how to make things happen isn't … more
A SURE ALPHABET FOR SUCCESS. I often joke that it takes years to become an overnight success. But it starts with a dream. My dream was to own a factory. I wasn't even sure what kind of product I'd make, or exactly where it would be. But I pictured … more
If you want your associates to roll their eyes, look at you as if you've lost your marbles or walk away shaking their heads, tell them that thinking is the best business tool ever made. Like oil and water, Brady and Goodell, and culture and … more
Hate your job? Things at work not going your way? Productivity down? Not earning enough? Thinking of leaving? Here are some job realities you may want to consider. First figure out the whole why. You need to take a deep look into the … more
Departing Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning's determination to win Super Bowl 50 against the favored Carolina Panthers was riveting. It reminded me of a quote he gave earlier in his career: "Being there every week for my teammates is really … more
Why do salespeople quit their job? More money? Better job opportunity? Don't like what they are doing? Don't like their boss? Don't like their corporate politics? Don't like how you're being treated as a person? Don't feel the company is … more
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