Why Going Out of Business is a Terrible Idea.

Far too many small business owners confuse their enterprise with themselves, thinking, “I AM the business.” While that belief may motivate the owners to get through the long days while building a business, it may also prevent them from recognizing the value of said business independent of their own, continuous work.  So, when owners consider ending their careers, their business is often be terminated … Read more

The 6 Different Things You Can Do When You “Retire” (A Comprehensive List)

There are a lot of Baby Boomers (born 1946 to 1964), and about 50 years ago, most of them started their first grown-up jobs.  Now, the oldest of the Boomers have begun to retire with only about 33% of them still working at all and only 16% still working full-time.1 And those 76 million baby … Read more

Making Better Decisions in Business and Life

Maybe it’s the emphasis on quantitative analysis that has become so prevalent in business over the past few decades, through which almost every aspect of every decision can be reduced to numerical data. But more and more, people mistakenly discount the influence of human emotion on business decisions. We think business people are cold and … Read more

PartnerSimple.com Helping Students

I need help! We want to give access to PartnerSimple tools to business students at GSU and UGA. What we need is money to cover the incremental cost per student of $30. Would you consider making a small donation to our GoFundMe campaign to help defray these costs? You support means everything. Please share. http://www.gofundme.com/95iq8k … Read more

What to Know Before Doing the Deal

Shared from PartnerSimple.com: Private equity financing is booming again after years of sitting on the sidelines. So, what are some things you should know before doing the deal? Pick your investor based on your long-term goals It is important to understand what your exit strategy is before you decide to let in private investment.  Are … Read more

4 Reasons the Business Law Firm You Hire Should be as Entrepreneurial as You Are

In a recent article in the ABA Journal, law firm consultant Bruce MacEwen opines that attorneys in major law firms can never be entrepreneurial. “Lawyers’ desire for current income is ‘totally incompatible with being an entrepreneur,’ Mac Ewen says. ‘If really you’re going to be an entrepreneur, you have to say, to heck with today, … Read more

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