Chapter 15 Partners, Vendors, and Other People Who Care

You may think that events, such as the sale of your business, are your life decisions to make, but what you will soon find out is that there are many other people who care and will have an impact on the sale of your business—“care” meaning they believe they have a vested interest in what happens to your business, not “care” as in they are concerned with your future well-being.

While you were growing your business, you were also building a network of people you worked with, interacted with, and relied on. They were your financial partners, vendors (suppliers), key employees, and customers, who all interacted and supported your business in many ways. They are the network of people your business ...

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