Dirty Secrets of Small Business

Why Are You Wasting Your Time Writing A Business Plan?

One of the things we fight in our day jobs as business coaches is the never ending poor advice given to small business owners. Perhaps the biggest offense with this advice is folks talking about business plans. It might sound something like, “All you need is a business plan to get started.” Well intentioned advice. But what does this really mean?

Dirty Secrets of Small Business

How Do I Get Ready To Transition My Business (Part 2)?

Tonight is the second part of a show we started last week to talk about how to transition the business from one generation to the next.  These two shows are geared to the current owner and questions and concerns they have.  Net week we will get into questions from the next generation’s standpoint, but this week and last week’s shows should be helpful for you as well.

Dirty Secrets of Small Business

How Do I Get Ready To Transition My Business?

This episode was designed to be the first of a 2-part series focused on helping both current owners and potential next generation owners figure out how to transition the business.  Well, we only got about half way through the questions for the current owner this week so we will cover the second half in next week’s show.  After that we will get into questions from the next generation’s standpoint.