The Four Types of Half-Retirers™

Half-Retirement™ can be a life-changing financial decision for a business owner, but you can blow it. We have seen perfect candidates lose many of the potential benefits of Half-Retirement™. There tend to be four types of business owners who pursue Half-Retirement™: The Dreamer This person runs the math and loves the concept of Half-Retirement™. However,…

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The Cost of Delaying Half-Retirement

Maybe your life is different than mine? As a business owner, I always feel like there are 50 things to do and time to do only ten of them. I have been known to say, “I will/should do XYZ,” and never have the time to get around to it. Fortunately, most business initiatives won’t make…

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Half-Retirement is a Team Sport

Many business owners latch onto the concept of Half-Retirement™, buy a t-shirt (yes, you can get a Half-Retired T-Shirt), and adopt a Half-Retired™ Mindset. Half-Retirement™ works best as a team sport, not an individual one. Yes, there is the rare business owner with so much discipline, consistency, and determination who can join the Half-Retired™ Hall-of-Fame…

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How much goodwill does 30 years hard work get?

In some cases, -$500,000. It breaks my heart to see businesses dissolved and sold like a garage sale. I got this email today and thought it provided a stark reminder to not assume that a going concern has goodwill. Make sure you take time to build enterprise value for your business, not just today’s income…

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Don’t Let This Happen to Your Business

It breaks my heart to see businesses dissolved and sold like a garage sale. I got this email today and thought it provided a stark reminder to make sure you build enterprise value for your business, not just do today’s work.  

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