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Biz Tek Today: Do you know what your time is worth?

biztek Just because you can doesn’t mean you should…. Do you know what your time is worth? This concept hit me a few years ago as I was working around my house. It occurred to me that the best use of my time was to devote those extra hours to my business instead of the handyman activities around the house. Don’t get me wrong there is nothing wrong with working around the home. However, when those activities take significant time one needs to weigh the best use argument against the hiring of a service provider to handle the activity. Time is one of our most valuable resources. Going back to the admonition of mothers …use your time wisely!

Entrepreneurship

3 Approaches to Valuing Your Business AZ Central Your business is thriving, but to continue to grow, you need capital. Before you enter the market, you need to know what your company is worth……READ MORE The Hows and Whys Behind Spinoffs Wall Street Journal Shareholders have reaped billions of dollars from spinoffs this year, proving that the sum of a company’s parts can be worth more than …READ MORE Do You Know What Your Time Is Really Worth? Forbes It is a day-to-day trade-off. We are constantly confronted with opportunities to save time by paying more money, and vice versa. Should you send out your laundry?…READ MORE How Much Does Human Capital Cost An Entrepreneur? Forbes Many entrepreneurs begin a business by brainstorming an idea with their spouse or a professional colleague. In the idea stage, it is easy for the entrepreneur to continue working…..READ MORE Work-life lessons from CEOs Forbes Workdays become more intense as one ascends the corporate ladder. Yet I have noticed that successful chief executive officers …READ MORE Now Is the Time to Think About Your Small-Business Succession Plan Entrepreneur More than 50 percent of all small-business owners are 50 or older, according to the U.S. Small Business Administration. That means many of America’s 28 million small- …READ MORE

Technology

6 tips from Facebook for Small-Business Owners IndyStar Christina Smith’s small business, Closet Candy Boutique, has more than 711,000 Facebook likes. That’s a lot for a Westfield-based women’s clothing store — but it’s not unheard of….. READ MORE Business and Technology: a Love-Hate Relationship Neowin Technology is everywhere now and we’ve all learned to accept it. You don’t have to be tech-savvy to know about backups or the need for security in your office. Perhaps you find that you’re even callin…READ MORE Business Technology-Focused Companies Win In The Age Of The Customer Fox You may have gotten a new credit card in the mail that looks quite a bit like an old one, but the little chip on the side makes a big difference…..READ MORE Are You a Data-Driven Entrepreneur? Huffington Post Most entrepreneurs will tell you that the decisions they have made “from their gut” have driven much of their success…..READ MORE

Transactions

10 Things to Look Out for When Buying a Business Entrepreneur “I’ve been working on and off with a local building contractor for 17 years. Last week he told me he’s thinking about selling his business and asked if I’d be interested in making an offer…..READ MORE Valuations: How Do We Get Started Valuing My Business? Mondaq I often have people referred to me say, “I want to get my business valued. What will it cost?” That’s a fair question. To which I usually ……READ MORE What’s Driving Merger and Acquisition Activity? Wall Street Journal The U.S. continues to be the top area for global M&A, surpassing Europe, which hasn’t rebounded as strongly since the recession. Driving a large portion of mergers… ..READ MORE How Long Will It Take to Sell Your Business Financial Post I had a great question from a reader in Halifax asking how long it will take to sell her business. One of the hardest things for a business owner or entrepreneur is wrapping their heads around the process of selling …READ MORE How to Manage Your Brand Identity in a Merger Gulf Business A key and emerging imperative in brand management is portfolio management in scenarios involving mergers and acquisitions. Global organisations are increasingly looking at growing via acquisitions….READ MORE Can Your Retire by Selling Your Business? PR Newswire Of the 27.9 million small business owners in America, an estimated 75% of them do not know how much their business is worth. Larger companies routinely get business valuations …READ MORE

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