You already know that building and growing your business can be a challenging (albeit rewarding) experience. Your time and effort built your business, but making the most effective use of these two resources means that, once you’ve reached a certain level of success, you’ll probably find it’s neither practical nor desirable to handle all the […]
Many people dream of staying at home and building a business empire using only their kitchen table and a laptop. But with the number of online businesses going through the roof, it can be extremely hard — and daunting — to figure out how to make this work. For the past nine years, I’ve helped over 600 entrepreneurs sell […]
Not all business pitches are million-dollar ideas. The good news is they don’t have to be. However, in order to work with an investor there has to be trust, and that trust is only possible through transparency. This means telling your investors all of the negative aspects of your pitch. While this may seem like a daunting task to most, it can lead to a potential company’s bright future. Mark Daoust uses his own experiences with negative elements in a company and turning them into opportunities.
If you analyze your life, you will realize that your entire day consists of negotiations. Mostly it’s low-stakes, like persuading the kids to get ready for school, or calling the phone company to ask for a lower phone plan. They’re important but easy to master. So when the time comes to sell a six or […]
Building up a business is a valuable life experience, and selling it is just as exciting. Obviously there is the financial gain, but you can also point to it and say, “I made that.” But, before you put up the virtual “for sale” sign, stop and ask yourself 3 questions. 1. “I Sold The Business. What […]