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Finish Big: How Great Entrepreneurs Exit Their Companies on Top By Bo Burlingham,

  • Title: Finish Big: How Great Entrepreneurs Exit Their Companies on Top
  • Author: Bo Burlingham
  • ISBN: 9781591844976
  • Page: 154
  • Format: Hardcover
  • No two exit experiences are exactly alike Some people wind up happy with the process and satisfied with the way it turned out while others look back on it as a nightmare The question I hope to answer in this book is why What did the people with good exits do differently from those who d had bad exits When pioneering business journalist and Inc magazine editor at No two exit experiences are exactly alike Some people wind up happy with the process and satisfied with the way it turned out while others look back on it as a nightmare The question I hope to answer in this book is why What did the people with good exits do differently from those who d had bad exits When pioneering business journalist and Inc magazine editor at large Bo Burlingham wrote Small Giants, it became an instant classic for its original take on a common business problem how to handle the pressure to grow.Now Burlingham is back to tackle an even common problem how to exit your company well Sooner or later, all entrepreneurs leave their businesses and all businesses get sold, given away, or liquidated Whatever your preferred outcome, you need to start planning for it while you still have time and options The beautiful part is that if you start early enough, the process will lead you to build a better, stronger, resilient company, as well as one with a higher market value Unfortunately, most owners don t start early enough and pay a steep price for their procrastination.Burlingham interviewed dozens of entrepreneurs across a range of industries and identified eight key factors that determine whether owners are happy after leaving their businesses His book showcases the insights, exit plans, and cautionary tales of entrepreneurs such asRay Pagano founder of a leading manufacturer of housings for security cameras He turned down a bid for his company and instead changed his management style, resulting in a subsequent sale for four times the original offer.Bill Niman founder of the iconic Niman Ranch, which revolutionized the meat industry He learned about unhappy exits when he was forced to sell to private equity investors, leaving him with nothing to show for his thirty five years in business.Gary Hirshberg founder of organic yogurt pioneer Stonyfield Farm He pulled off the nearly impossible task of finding a large company that would buy out his 275 small investors at a premium price while letting him retain complete control of the business.Through such stories, Burlingham offers an illuminating and inspirational guide to one of the most stressful, and yet potentially rewarding, processes business owners must go through And he explores the emotional challenges they face at every step of the way.At the end of the day, owning a business is about than selling goods and services It s about making choices that shape your entire life, both professional and personal Finish Big helps you figure out how to face your future with confidence and be able to someday look back on your journey with pride.
    Finish Big How Great Entrepreneurs Exit Their Companies on Top No two exit experiences are exactly alike Some people wind up happy with the process and satisfied with the way it turned out while others look back on it as a nightmare The question I hope to answer

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    1. It doesn t get much relevant to my current work than this Great perspectives from business sellers.Notes Four elements to a good exit succession 1 Owners felt they were treated fairly 2 They had a sense of accomplishment 3 They were at piece with what happened to other people who helped build their business 4 They had discovered a new sense of purpose outside of their businesses Eight common characteristics of well prepared sellers 1 Seller had crystal clear understanding of who they were, what [...]

    2. If you ve ever perused or your local bookstore looking for information on how to exit your business, you ve probably come up with a short list of resources While there are countless titles about starting and running a business, there are precious few that tackle the work of how to successfully leave one.Fortunately, Bo Burlingham author of Small Giants and editor at large at Inc magazine goes a long way towards filling the void with Finish Big How Great Entrepreneurs Exit Their Companies on Top [...]

    3. In his book Burlingham dissects dozens of interviews he made with entrepreneurs that have left their companies and pieces together actionable information that all business owners must know about creating a solid exit plan The goal of the book is to help you find the right time to exit a business, overcome the stress of leaving a company, and leave your company in better shape.For your convenience, I had Bo Burlingham on my podcast, The Entrepreneurs Library, to give a deep dive on Finish Big Wit [...]

    4. Good stuff for business owners Start planning ahead or just be aware of the possibility.Don t make the mistake of thinking that leaving your company is a simple feat you can accomplish quickly A good exit strategy requires a great deal of long term planning Think about the life you want for yourself after you leave and guide your organization through a predictable transition period When you plan well, your exit will be a positive and healthy experience for everyone.

    5. Think big has also to be able to finish big It takes a real guy to put a step down in making an exit for all the hopes and efforts, to what have done, in this particular case business It is not just an economic per se, money as a platform, also in considering social efforts that last forever Love this book, put myself into what is having now and the most important, what am gonna do next

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