Some things shouldn't be rushed. Time with your children while they are still young… a good meal with friends… a good book.
And for those who are business owners, add "selling your business" to the list.
With all that we try to fit into every day, setting aside the time for the truly important and meaningful activities can be/is difficult. Planning and good intentions go by the wayside. Yet not preparing for the sale of our business could cost us the very lifestyle we have worked so hard to build. Isn't it time you start thinking about the life you want when you leave your business?
A CIBC World Markets' report says that some 310,000 of us plan to transfer control of our companies within the next five years, a staggering number that represents half of all small- and medium-sized businesses in Canada.