Apr 17, 2023
Few things in life are as emotional and complex as a business sale. You've poured your blood, sweat, and tears into your business for years—even decades—and now, it's time to sell. But should you try to sell your business on your own, or use the services of a business broker?
Is it worth the headache of attempting to facilitate a sale while still operating your business? Are you certain of the real value of your business? Do you have what it takes to negotiate the best price? Can you differentiate between legitimate offers and scams?
this episode, I look at the pros and cons of working with a broker,
as well as detail some of the steps you can take to ensure that
you're hiring the right one.
This week on The Financially Simple Podcast:
(0:44) What is a business broker?
(3:00) A simple analogy: For Sale By Owner vs Realtor
(4:50) Why you should use a broker to sell your business
(8:00) Personal experience with an intermediary
(9:05) How do you choose a broker?
Our Favorite Quotes:
"Doing the right thing at the wrong time is the wrong thing." - Justin Goodbread
About The Financially Simple Podcast
If you are looking for a podcast that speaks directly to the challenges and puzzles of running a business, you’ve come to the right place. The Financially Simple podcast was built for you. With over 400 episodes and counting, our host Justin Goodbread covers a broad range of topics, from starting a small business, to prepping it for sale, to growing your personal wealth. Justin’s combination of analytical skills, tough love, and a healthy dose of experience delivers practical ideas that will benefit business builders at every stage of their business journey.
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