The Exit

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 Uncomfortable Truth You Can’t Ignore

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It’s not grim to think of what will happen to your business if you suddenly can’t run it. In fact, it’s imperative to do so

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

How to Sell Your Business for Top Dollar

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It may be priceless to you, but not everyone agrees. Six ways to ensure you get what you deserve when you decide to exit

An Entrepreneur’s Letter to the Minister of Small Business and Tourism

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A whole generation of small business owners will soon retire. Why Wayne Vanwyck believes more needs to be done to manage that transition

When the Best Thing You Can Do for Your Business is to Quit

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Conscientious CEOs must be prepared to walk the plank for the greater good in the event of a scandal