Shareholder Value, What is its Role?

Shareholder Value, What is its Role?

To the shock and horror of many in the business community, top CEOs from the Business Roundtable stated two weeks ago that Shareholder Value is not Everything. These CEOs, including the leaders of Apple and JPMorgan Chase, argued that companies must also invest in employees and deliver value to customers. I argue that this is a step in the right direction and by not focusing on Shareholder Value, companies can create more Shareholder Value.

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When Selling Your Business - Planning is Critical

We have all heard Alan Lakein's quote "Failing to plan is planning to fail". However, the problem today is that many middle market entrepreneurs sell their businesses without proper planning for the sale event and thus leave millions on the table.

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