How do business owners retire?

An introduction to clever retirement for business owners Although the thought of retirement might be something that you don’t want to be considering right now, it is an inevitable stage of life that you need to be prepared for – especially if you are a business owner. Unfortunately, it is not often as simple as…

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Common Misconceptions about Half-Retirement™

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Half-Retirement™ is an alternative monetization technique vs. selling a business. The concept is simple. Instead of completely washing your hands of the business, the owner radically decreases their workload to two, half-days a week but keeps the income stream. If you run the economics of holding onto the business vs. selling it, – there is…

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How do I Half-Retire®, I’m Out of Gas

As a lifelong business owner myself, empathy for the plight of business owners has never been difficult. I hear business owners say, “I need to be Half-Retired™ NOW! I don’t have the energy to do the work required.” Good news, there is a simple solution to this problem, sell the business. If you are looking…

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Half-Retire® Misconception #3: I can start Half-Retiring™ Today

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Perhaps this one doesn’t belong on a misconceptions list. You can start Half-Retiring™ today; you just won’t BE Half-Retired™ today. Half-Retirement™ is a process. The sooner you start, the sooner you will finish. Here is the good news. The benefits from Half-Retirement™ begin accruing as soon as you begin the work.  If you do a…

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Half-Retire® Misconception #2: Half-Retirement™ is a concept…Got it, I’m Half-Retired™ Now

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Half-Retirement™ is an alternative business exit strategy. Instead of selling the business, the owner keeps the income stream. This is attractive because Half-Retirement™ eliminates much of the reason for selling a business – headaches. By eliminating the sources of ownership stress, the possibility of not selling the business becomes a viable reality, and the income…

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Half-Retire® Misconception #1: I Just Delegate the Work, and I’m Half-Retired™

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Half-Retirement™ is an alternative monetization technique vs. selling a business. The concept is simple to grasp. Instead of completely washing their hands of the business, the owner radically decreases their workload to two, half days a week but keeps the income stream. If you run the economics of holding onto the business vs. selling it,…

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How to find your Picasso work

Every business owner can feel like they are the heart of their company. This can sometimes bring a great degree of stress when thinking about taking a step back into Half-Retirement because you may be unable to see how your business could possibly function without you. This is where identifying your Picasso work becomes useful.…

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