April 2008

Cover Story

Upsize Stages: Deciding what&#

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Upsize Stages: Handling family

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Upsize Stages: Exiting partial

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Upsize Stages: Selecting & neg

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Upsize Stages: Minimizing your

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Upsize Stages: Maximizing your

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Upsize Stages: Sorting the buy

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Upsize Stages: Figuring what i

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Upsize Stages: Structuring to

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Upsize Stages: Setting a timet

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Upsize Stages: About Upsize St

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Letter From the Editor

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Back Page

Dan Buettner

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Business Builders

Companies can buy their way to a bigger footprint

While increasing revenue is a great way to increase the value of your business, it is not always fast enough to meet your goals. You may have growth/sales projections to meet or require a larger presence in your industry to compete effectively. Continue reading →

Plan for inevitable by considering business succession

If you are an owner of a family-owned or closely held business, one of your main priorities should involve planning for your own succession. Continue reading →

Sales & marketing

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Tap into existing workforce to keep seniors engaged

By now, the statistics related to the aging workforce are old news for many business owners: 76 million baby boomers will be of retirement age in the next 20 years and only 48 million people are part of the next generation; 24 percent of all U.S. workers will be over age 55 in 2017; and every seven seconds, an American turns 50. Continue reading →

Your attorney can help keep drama out of business

Did you ever wonder why in "The Godfather" they couldn't have done a better job of just getting along in managing the family business? Continue reading →


2-minute meeting

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Dear Informer

DEAR INFORMER Becoming ‘razor sharp’ takes more than attitude alone DEAR INFORMER: What are steps I can take to prevent fraud at my small business? DEAR SAFEGUARDING: Combating fraud can seem overwhelming, especially to small-business owners who don’t have millions of dollars or thousands of hours to spend. Craig Siiro, a partner at Virchow Krause […] Continue reading →


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New products

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Real estate

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AirCorps Mechanical grows revenue

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