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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
Never underestimate the tremendous impact teachers have on students, helping set the direction of their lives. Studies show that people give credit for their success in the business world to the role models they encountered in youth. Two … more
Leading an organization, whether public, private or nonprofit, requires making tough decisions. It's just part of the job, whether it's in the job description or not. Because, as they say, it's lonely at the top. Business school classes in … more
If the current torrid pace continues, mergers and acquisition could reach $4.58 trillion worldwide this year, the highest level on record, according to The Wall Street Journal. Clearly, the rewards of acquiring another business can be great. Yet … more
I'm against all systems of selling. So are all salespeople. Oh, sales systems are taught all the time. In fact, almost every salesperson has learned one along the way. I ask every audience I'm in front of, "How many of you have learned some … more
Companies used to view their marketing efforts as a sales funnel. In this traditional model, a company would first try to get as many people into this funnel as possible. They would then push their prospects through stages of awareness, familiarity, … more
With the possible exception of what the Treasury Department turns out, "Money: Master the Game" – Tony Robbins' new book – may be the most valuable stuff in print. It's absolutely jammed with advice you can take all the way to the bank. … more
"Time is money." You've heard that expression a thousand times or more. And as many times as you've heard it, you have universally ignored it. Every year I get hundreds of requests for a course in "time management." And every year … more
Like most trends, the "sharing economy" has moved west to east nationally and is fast becoming an accepted way of doing business in Rhode Island, although challenges are beginning to mount. The sharing economy connects owners to consumers … more
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