Every month, we release new unique articles to provide helpful tips and insight on finance and business.

Engineering an Exit, Hire Your Buyer

Hire slow and fire fast.  Sagacious advice which can apply to entrepreneurs with enough room for one employee or one hundred. Most entrepreneurs live and breathe their businesses.  Sometimes, this can get in the way of hiring the right people as often,...

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Stop Raising Capital, Start Producing

Some entrepreneurs may be in for a buzzkill.  Today, entrepreneurship is hot and many young professionals are rapidly creating businesses with high hopes of quickly cashing out.  It's time to face a hard truth: simply establishing a business doesn't make a...

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Driving into the Future

Forget science fiction. The age of the Jetsons' family is finally here, or at least it is right around the corner. We are on the precipice of seeing what future transportation will look like - namely self-driving vehicles. While there are so many parts in making it...

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9 Habits to Fuel Long Term Business Growth

Build, sell, and repeat.  This has seemingly become the dominant strategy recommended for entrepreneurs today.  While rapidly launching a business they can sell might work for some, what about those interested in building a business they can keep? ...

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Placing Value on Your Business

Placing a dollar value on your business may sound tricky but running it without one may be even trickier.  Many business owners think a valuation only matters when it's time to sell.  Knowing how to place a reliable valuation on your business is a valuable...

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Create An Advisory Board to Fuel Your Business

Entrepreneurs often joke about social lives being a matter of historical record.  Running a company demands more than sales; there are many other roles to fill.  Expansion, growth, and overcoming obstacles takes planning, strategy and most of all: time. ...

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The Kids are Gone, Now What?

Parents, brace yourselves for a shocking figure.  The average family spends over $200,000 to raise a child up to adulthood, and that is before even thinking about college.  For as many as 20 years or more, families focus financial planning almost solely...

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Sensible Career Transitions for Professionals

An early retirement may not always be welcome. I was recently approached by two people with challenges similar to each other. Both are experienced in their fields with long careers in the energy industry.  They each have high annual earnings and years left...

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Become a Better Negotiator

The best negotiations are where all parties walk away happy. If a negotiation has a clear winner, that means someone is the opposite. For entrepreneurs, negotiating is part of life. Regardless of industry, bargains and deals are struck each day....

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