Selling Your Business

The Michael Hyatt Method for Growing and Selling Companies

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The Toronto entrepreneur and his brother bagged two big-ticket exits with this smart, patient strategy

A 10-Step Process to Future-Proof Your Staff


Succession planning isn't just about owners leaving their businesses. Smart leaders work to make sure no key role ever sits unfilled

When You Shouldn’t Sell Your Business

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Entrepreneurs should think twice before cashing out. Sticking with it for the long haul is often better for everyone

How to Make Your Company Sellable From an Entrepreneur Who Sold Four


John Warrillow is so good at exiting that he's built a business helping others do the same

The Tax Tip That Could Save You Hundreds of Thousands of Dollars

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A perfectly legal way for small business owners and solopreneuers to slash their tax bills

Why It’s a Great Time to Buy a Business

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Next Big Thing 2016: A wave of boomerpreneuers is expected to retire in the next few years, meaning an unprecedented opportunity for acquirers

Why Foreign Buyers Are Eyeing Canadian Companies Right Now

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The loonie’s flight and low interest rates could make our firms ripe for pickings

Is This the Year You Plan Your Exit?

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You can't sell your business in a day. Why you should set the transition process in motion now

Why We Sold Our Company: Mabel’s Labels

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Getting acquired doesn't have to mean giving up the business you love, explains co-founder Julie Cole

The Only Sale That Matters to Your Business


What We Learned in 2015: Achievers founder Razor Suleman shares his biggest lesson from the past year