It’s not often that I’m able to weave grandmothers, due diligence and airborne mashed potatoes into one post, but last year I managed to do it in a New York Times piece titled 5 Reasons Selling Your Business Is Like Thanksgiving Dinner. I had a ball writing it, and I hope you’ll have fun reading it. Following is an excerpt that includes reasons number one and two.
The motivation to sell a business and start one often come from the same place: The desire for freedom. In this article we discuss the two types of freedom that come from selling a business: Financial freedom, and having complete freedom over your time.