Posts by Steve Denny

Business Owners Must Avoid the Glider Path

I know a doctor who built a great practice and then unintentionally ruined it. Doc was a hard worker. He had earned his way to a comfortable retirement. But then he made a critical mistake. He took his foot off the gas. He figured he could glide for a few years before selling the business. He…

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Day One

Imagine that you sold your company for a sum that would make lottery winners envious.  Yesterday the closing took place and you celebrated way past your bed time.  It’s now morning and you awoke to the sun’s glow filling your room and of course, you habitually reach for your phone.  But there are no urgent…

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Is anything more important than the Value of your Business?

Bill (not his real name) came to work for his dad when he was a teenager and returned to the family business following college.  He literally started sweeping floors and hauling trash and by the time he left for college had worked in every department of the business.  His dad didn’t have a college degree…

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