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Awake at 2 o’clock? is, and has been since 2008, my writings on the myriad of roles of a business owner. It covers the day-to-day realities of running a company; marketing, sales, management, finance, leadership and planning. While I clearly write from a pro-entrepreneurial point of view, the articles focus on practical advice and experiences that include all aspects of business.


Business Buyers: The “Buy Now, Pay Later” Generation
If you are preparing to sell your business, your buyers will likely be members of the “buy now, pay later” generation. Generation X is the first demographic group to be raised in a culture that put little emphasis on savings. … Continue reading → The post Business Buyers: The “Buy Now, [...]
Sun, Oct 16, 2016
Time Bankruptcy and Communications Technology
A friend says that she hasn't been able to tackle any new projects because she is in “time bankruptcy.” It expresses very well how she feels about her ability to control her schedule, but she has been claiming bankruptcy for … Continue reading → The post Time Bankruptcy and Communications Technology [...]
Sun, Oct 09, 2016
Trust in Business and the Law
Every day, in almost every transaction, we rely on trust in business. We believe that a customer will pay us according to the terms of a sale. Our employees have access to money, goods and confidential information because we trust them. The post Trust in Business and the Law appeared first [...]
Sun, Oct 02, 2016
Ownership Transfer and Employee Security
When we start planning for the sale of a company, many owners ask me about sharing information with employees. They are naturally concerned that an ownership transfer will cause their workers to seek more secure positions elsewhere. This is true whether … Continue reading → The post Ownership Transfer and Employee [...]
Sun, Sep 25, 2016
Generational Differences and Identity Politics
Generational differences are a hot topic for organizational behaviorists. Is this a real issue, or is it just the current management fad? “Never in history have we seen four generations together in the workplace. The post Generational Differences and Identity Politics appeared first on Awake at 2 o'clock?. [...]
Sun, Sep 18, 2016

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      • Exit, succession and transition planning for owners who want to leave their companies with full market value, on their
        own schedule, and with little to no risk after their exit.
      • Coaching for professional advisors who work with transitioning Boomer owners
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