Wednesday , 23 July 2014

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The Benefits of a Good Business Broker

Business Broker James Timothy White

If you own a business or would like to someday, a good broker may be your best friend. Brokers work by helping people who want something find people who are selling it and vice versa. There are actually business brokers too. So if you want to buy a business or sell yours, you may want to think about soliciting the ... Read More »

Sell a Business on eBay


When it comes to selling your business, you have a number of options. You can try to do it on your own or have someone like me, a broker, help you with the process. Of course, nowadays, many people opt to go online in order to find a buyer. However, one option you may have not considered is selling your ... Read More »

How to Sell a Business Quickly

Sell A Business Quick

If you’re ready to sell your business, chances are you’d like to do it as soon as possible. A long, drawn out process is never a sign of a healthy sell, nor is it particularly enjoyable to live through. So before you take your business to the market or approach a broker for help, be sure you handle the following. ... Read More »

How Much Should You Sell a Business For

James Timothy White, James T. White, Business For Sale, Business Brokerage

Whether it was the plan all along or you simply made the decision because it made sense, selling your business is a very big deal. You always want to get the best price possible when you sell something, but when it comes to a business, this is especially the case. An error in appraising your business could cost you substantially, ... Read More »

Fiduciary Responsibility to Shareholders


When it comes to a corporation, fiduciary responsibilities are a huge deal. They’re how you know the board of directors is always acting in the best interest of the organization and not letting personal interests or other matters cloud their vision. So it should come as no surprise that corporate officers also have a fiduciary responsibility to their shareholders. What ... Read More »

Fiduciary Responsibility of Board Members

Of all the responsibilities board members need to juggle, their fiduciary ones may be the most important. The fiduciary responsibility of board members covers their duty to the company itself and is regulated by the government. What Board Members Owe Their Company A lot is expected of board members in terms of the role they play within their organization. Like ... Read More »

A Corporation’s Duty to Shareholders

Duty to Shareholders

Corporations come in all shapes and sizes and operate across every industry. If there is money to be made, you can bet there are a handful of corporations out there profiting from it. However, despite this diverse collection of businesses, there are some unifying principles. One of them is that corporations have a duty to their shareholders. Fiduciary Duty Explained ... Read More »

Sites Where You Can Find Small Businesses for Sale

Business For Sale

If you’re in the market to buy a small business, you couldn’t have a better friend than the Internet. Aside from helping you find a broker or gain free advice, there are actually a number of sites that will actually connect you with small businesses for sale. Below is a list of some of the best examples and a little ... Read More »

Should or Shouldn’t Your Business Charge an Initial Consultation Fee?


I’ve dealt with this dilemma myself when I started my new consulting business. The question that we ask ourselves is, should I charge an initial consultation fee? This is where the hymning and hawing comes into play. We all ask ourselves these questions when we start out as a consultant: I want to get as many clients into my office ... Read More »

Thai Military Declares Coup: Worth The Risk?

Thai Military Declares Coup: Worth The Risk?

When I say worth the risk, what I mean to say is it worth the risk of doing business and (potentially losing money) in Thailand and other countries around the world, like Ukraine. In today’s one world type government that “the conspiracy theorists” preach about, it’s more important than ever to understand the risks involved when you’re not only about ... Read More »

Earned Value and Cost Performance Index, Concept and Implementation


Managers are busy people who prefer accurate but relevant and insightful high level information to long detailed reports.  Long detailed reports are required to support the high level information if questions arise.  Graphs and summary reports are the starting point. Two high level measures of project performance are Earned Value (EV)  defined as cost incurred divided by earned budget and ... Read More »

Which Tabs to Include in a Minute Book‏


Let me start off by saying that in small business it’s important to be and stay organized. Yes, I know it’s hard and to be frank I have a hard time staying organized myself. As such, I decided to come up with a list of commonly known tabs (or sections) that every entrepreneur should have in there “minute book” or ... Read More »