Three Things I Have Learned in 2020

The challenges we’ve faced throughout 2020, both personally and in business, are unprecedented. We’ve all invariably met struggles but have found opportunities as well. I’d like to share three things I’ve learned during this crazy year that relate to business, but that also speak volumes about the human spirit. These insights arose primarily from the …

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3 Ways to Position Yourself for Change     

An election like no other in history, a volatile economy, a global pandemic – sometimes it is hard to comprehend all that we have experienced this year. Change is inevitable in any environment, but 2020 has mandated that we remain poised for change, requiring many businesses to pivot over and over. I am amazed at …

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Peers – A Lifeline Through the Pandemic

The Exit Planning Peer Advisory Board (PAB) provides a safe place for business owners to discuss their challenges and offer support and insights to their fellow members. A look back at the last few meetings reveals another layer of the group’s value. The events of this year have put businesses and their leaders to the …

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What Does Re-Emergence Look Like for Your Business?

“Expect the best. Prepare for the worst. Capitalize on what comes.” – Zig Ziglar At our July Peer Advisory Board (PAB) meeting on Exit Planning, the discussion was around what business looks like as we re-emerge and get back to business in this phase of the COVID-19 pandemic. We focused on addressing what responsibilities business …

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The Most Efficient Way to Plan Your Exit – and Reap Benefits Today

As a successful business owner, you’ve likely considered the day you’ll exit your company and what the next chapter of your life will look like. Although many business owners consider it, far too few start planning with enough lead time to exit on their terms. Exit planning is a complex process that truly can never …

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Exit Planning Peer Advisory Board = Success Now and Later

As a successful business owner, it may have crossed your mind that one day you may want to retire, sell the company or transition the business to a trusted insider. Doing this successfully, and on your terms, takes planning.  When navigating the complex process of exit planning, there is success in numbers! Consider joining our …

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Unique in Its Purpose and Benefits: The Peer Advisory Board on Exit Planning

Traditionally a “Board” has existed to direct, govern, guide or steer an organization, whether nonprofit or business. But in recent years the term has evolved to include Peer Advisory Boards (PABs) which exist for the purpose of helping CEOs and owners of companies direct their own business. It’s unlike a traditional board in that participants …

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The Value in Joining a Board on Exit Planning

Successfully exiting your business will likely prove to be the single largest financial transaction of your life – and a transition you’ll want to accomplish on your own terms. But planning for this event is a complex process. To help navigate the process, consider joining our exit-planning-focused Peer Advisory Board (PAB). This exclusive membership of …

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Exit Planning With a Peer Advisory Board Offers Exclusive Benefits

Successfully exiting your business will likely prove to be the single largest financial transaction of your life – and a transition you’ll want to accomplish on your own terms. But planning for this event is a complex process. Through decades of working with business owners, exit planning strategy expert, Bob Zarlengo, understands the value of …

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Ensuring Your Exit Planning Success

Successfully exiting your business will likely be the single largest financial transaction of your life. If you are planning to retire, sell your business, or transition your business to an insider at any point in the future, there is success in numbers. Bob Zarlengo, president of RJZ Inc., a strategic exit planning company, is assembling …

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