exit strategy

The Most Difficult Obstacles for Startups

by / ⠀Career Advice Startup Advice / November 23, 2021

The majority of startup manuals discuss the processes required to take a business from concept to exit. Is your strategy fully in place yet? Adhering to the right startup measures is, of course, easier said than done. Nurturing any business is a challenge. Each step takes a different skill set. The obstacles are multifaceted. Difficult. Puzzling. And frustrating. Can startup founders keep their patience, keep their head? That’s…

What’s Your Exit Strategy?

by / ⠀Entrepreneurship / February 27, 2014

I started the company because I want to change the telecom sector. I want it to be a ‘customer first, profit second’-business instead of a “how much money can I get for my shareholders and bonus”-kind. If you want to talk Sinek: I believe we can create a better telecom sector. Exit strategy! Now that you know the ‘why’ of my company, I want to talk Exit Strategy…

7 Steps to Profitably Leaving Your Business

by / ⠀Startup Advice / March 19, 2013

Despite the statistics on high failure rates or the many news stories about business closings, many do survive and thrive. They survive so long and do so well that they, at times, outlast their owners’ energy and interest in the company. Figuring out how to exit a business usually brings up a lot of emotions for business owners. After all, they’ve poured their time, energy, heart, and soul…

Laying the Foundation for a Solid Partnership

by / ⠀Startup Advice / August 19, 2009

The other night my wife and I took the opportunity to get out and have a meal together at an Indian restaurant.  Turns out the owner is an old friend of mine. We got catching up and before long our conversation turned to his partnership troubles. He’s had three partners in the three years the restaurant has been operating and all have ended in messy divorces. This got…

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