The Exit

How to Make Your Own Exit Luck

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Don’t wait for a buyer to come calling, because they may never appear. Lessons from one entrepreneur's successful sale

3 Crucial Steps to Installing a Worthy Successor


A good leader knows how to make an exit. What to do when the time to leave your business draws near

You’re Selling Your Business. What Next?


Don’t hold on till the bitter end just because you’re scared of change. Seven steps to a successful post-exit life

How to Score a Hat Trick of Successful Exits

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In just over a decade, Ross Orrett led three companies to big-ticket sales. Three things you can do emulate his success

Why Female Leaders Make Better-Informed Exit Decisions


Women typically take a better approach to determination in crucial situations

Hard-Earned Advice on Securing a Successful Exit

Marnie Walker and Kathryn From (Photo: Arthur Mola)

Two veteran entrepreneurs share lessons they've learned about how to profitably—and sanely—sell a company

The Most Valuable Thing You Can Do With Your Time


Few activities deliver stronger ROI than succession planning. So why don't more entrepreneurs make time to do it?

13 Ways to Up the Value of Your Business

Giselle Bodkin (Photo: Arthur Mola)

Whether you're planning an exit or simply want to know what your firm is worth, it pays to take these simple steps

One Day, 5 Killer Business Lessons


What you'll learn about building a better business (and being a better entrepreneur) at the 2014 W100 Idea Exchange

How to Know When It’s Time to Exit

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5 entrepreneurs share how they knew it was time to sell their businesses