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As you may or may not know, we are incubating a rapidly growing company in our office. Fun stuff. And while this may be a bit of an exaggeration, they seem to have a new hire every week. If you want to know how we put that company together, and it is a cool story, […]

Bill’s Philosophy of Offering

The entire world is asking – for a job, for money, for advice, for time – and as a result, all of that asking becomes background noise. Eardrum buzz. Instead of doing what everyone else does, do something different. Offer something. Professionals selling products and services often run into the buzz saw of the eardrum buzz. […]

The Nebulous Carrot of the Ill-Defined Deal

How purveyors of inexactitude can negatively affect the M&A process By Bill Snow Completing an M&A deal is challenging enough even when the details of the deal are specific. Valuation, cash at closing, contingent payments, seller financing, earn outs, employment agreements, non-competes, and more can make the process fraught with complexity and confusion, but what […]

White Noise Shootouts In The PE Corral

Private equity plays a hugely important role in our economy, but alas, business owners are looking for a reason to not answer the phone when a private equity firm calls. Here’s my take on situation…replete with a few tips for cutting through the clutter. By Bill Snow   The phone rings. The caller ID display indicates the […]

New column – you can win a prize!

I’m going to start writing a regular column again. This one will be about M&A, business, doing deals, etc., etc. I’m trying to think of a good name for the column. I’d like to avoid using bland “successful business ideas…” type of things. And I’m not using any Charlie Sheenisms…this “WINNING” stuff, it’s all temporary. […]

Radio Radio

I’ll be a guest on Barry Moltz’s Internet radio program on May 27, 9 am to 9:30 am CDT, we’ll be talking about the book and business and M&A and anything else Barry throws my way. http://www.blogtalkradio.com/bjmoltz