The Best Business Valuation Methods You Aren’t Using

M&A SourceUnderstanding your business valuation is one of the first steps of positioning your company to sell. Manybusiness valuation methodsfocus on the company’s financials, specifically sales and profitability. Unfortunately, many business owners focus on these business valuation methods and miss out on other opportunities for increasing the business’s valuation.

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Yahoo’s $8 Billion Black Hole

Yahoo’s $8 Billion Black HoleThe headquarters of in Sunnyvale, California, encompasses roughly 1 million square feet of waterfront office space, with floor-to-ceiling windows and views of San Francisco Bay. Yahoo owns the campus, as well as a 50-acre plot of land in Santa Clara that was once seen as a possible location for an expanded headquarters but which now contains a parking lot for the San Francisco 49ers.

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If You Want To Be Wealthy, Don’t Focus on Owning a House–Build a Business

If You Want To Be Wealthy, Don’t Focus on Owning a House–Build a Business Washington’s BlogOne truism of investing is to follow the lead of those who are building wealth. This chart reveals the foundation of the wealth of the top 1% and the next 9%; business equity, i.e. ownership of enterprises. Compare the assets boxed in red: The wealthiest households’ primary wealth is businesses and shares in businesses.

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The Death-Spiral of American Entrepreneurism

oftwominds-Charles Hugh Smith: The Death-Spiral of American EntrepreneurismIf American Entrepreneurism is in a death spiral, then so too is the U.S. economy and the state that lives off the surplus generated by American Entrepreneurism. The self-congratulatory rah-rah about American entrepreneurism rings hollow, as the evidence is conclusive: entrepreneurship, new businesses and the source of new businesses, self-employment, are all declining.

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Anti-Social Tendencies of Entrepreneurs Demonstrated

Anti-social tendencies of entrepreneurs demonstratedMedia reports about alleged anti-social and delinquent behavior of entrepreneurs are no rarity. Such reports direct the attention towards possibly ‘hidden’ anti-social tendencies in entrepreneurial types. Is it true then, that entrepreneurs are a particularly self-serving species with their own moral ideas and ethical principles?

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