No Succession Plan? It’s A Recipe For Disaster

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I admit it. We didn’t have a succession plan for our business. We didn’t talk to our attorney or our CPA before we put our business on the market; we just talked to our broker who advised us to talk to our attorney and CPA.  We were stupid-stupid-stupid and it cost us tens of thousands of dollars.   

“My Toothbrush is Smarter Than I Am!”

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My husband walked into the kitchen last week and announced, “My toothbrush is smarter than I am!” He may be right. Elmer’s new electric toothbrush has five brushing modes, a pressure sensor to tell him if he’s brushing too hard, Advanced Triple Zone Cleaning Technology, a digital wireless Smart Guide that acts as a clock when not in use, 8,800

The “Win-Win” Internship: How To Select & Savor Interns Who Will Enrich Your Business While You Enrich Them.

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One of my favorite months of the year is September.  O.K., partly because it’s my birthday month (yep, I’m a Virgo), but it’s also the month that a new crop of bright-eyed, bushy-tailed juniors and seniors go back to school. Each year I contact the accounting teacher and/or business teacher at our local high school and ask them to find