Thu.Nov 14, 2019

Is it Crazy for a Business Owner to Pay A Buyer to Take Over the Business?

Martinka Consulting

Many business owners claim their business would take off if only someone did a few simple things. The usual suspect in “simple things” is to do more marketing. Really? If it’s so easy why isn’t the current owner doing these supposedly simple things? And why would a buyer take the chance on these “simple things” working? An example. A friend pointed out a retail business for sale whose owner claims it’s in a great location.


Allies and accomplices

Seth Godin Blog

To be an ally means that you won’t get in the way, and, if you are able to, you’ll try to help. To become an accomplice, though, means that you’ve risked something, sacrificed something and put yourself on the hook as well. We need more allies, in all the work we do. Allies can open doors and help us feel a lot less alone. But finding an accomplice–that’s an extraordinary leap forward.


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