Succession Planning

One Proven Way to Increase Your Company’s Sale Price


Thinking of selling your business? Prepare and refine your corporate profile to make the process much faster, easier and more lucrative

What Really Happens When You Sell Your Business


One retired business owner shares how he scored a happy exit—and what you can do to do the same

When Should You Cut Your Losses?

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Deciding whether to shut down is one of the toughest decisions any entrepreneur will ever make. It helps if you dial down the emotion

What’s Going to Happen to Your Firm When You Retire?


25% of small business owners haven't asked that question. And 75% don't expect to retire on their RRSP. Time to make a plan

French Firm To Acquire Coastal Contacts


Vancouver-based eyewear firm behind to be bought for $430 million

The Pain-Free Way to Expand Your Empire


3 tips to help any entrepreneur to venture beyond a single location

Did Chip Wilson Do The Right Thing?

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The Lululemon founder's decision to step away from his business raises some important questions for entrepreneurs

5 Things I Learned From My Failed Business

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A primer on how to move on from failure from an entrepreneur who's been there

The Secret Reason Most Entrepreneurs Don’t Plan Their Exit


Why are business owners so reluctant to take a step that can save them so much grief?

Why It’s a Lousy Time to Sell Your Business


3 key trends are putting acquirers of SMEs in the driver’s seat—and that means disheartening sale prices