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The Fiscal Cliff. Are Small Businesses Panicking? So… Going Into The Weekend Here Are The Survey Results…

Our totally unscientific survey with a sample size of  a “few” and a statistical error probably “very high’” showed conclusively that a majority of respondents (~70%) were in a state of ‘Lite Panic’ with a minority (~30%) indicating ‘Moderate Panic’ with no one (0%) in a state of ‘Total Panic’ …yet! If you recall the …

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The Fiscal Cliff. Are Small Businesses Panicking?

Solid evidence that this is happening is spotty. Two surveys offer contrary prognosis – None of that means that the economy is sure to take a dive at the close of the year. Those with more optimistic forecasts for consumer spending in the final months of 2012 pointed to high consumer confidence indexes in September and …

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Why Do Only 25% of Saleable Companies Exit?

Really? Just 1 in 4? According to Dr. Basil Peters‘ (of http://www.exits.com/blog/) observations and conversations with entrepreneurs, investors and M&A professionals, only 25% of saleable companies actually exit. In other words only about 1 in 4 of the businesses that could be sold actually end up successfully exiting. This post is about one of these truths: 75% …

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Are You One Of The 88% Of Business Owners Without An Exit Plan?

A 2012 survey by John Warrillow and his company called “The Sellability Score” has some interesting findings; especially for those business owners who may be thinking about eventually exiting by selling their business. These survey results come from 1245 respondents who own a majority of their company and with annual sales of less than $20M. …