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You’ve got a great idea and someone else who likes it, too. That other person may be a friend, colleague, or even a family member. The two of you grab coffee to talk about it, and the idea grows. You both see a business opportunity. Fast-forward a few weeks. You and your prospective business partner are getting really excited. You’re

Something will go awry. It’s the last thing you want to hear when you’re so close to selling your business, but it’s the nature of the game and part of the journey. After preparing your business for the sale, listing it on the market, sorting through prospective buyers, finding the right match and negotiating a deal, escrow is the home

Please join us in welcoming the newest Exit Consulting Group team member, Joanna Tan. Joanna brings a world of experience to her new role as Managing Director of Consulting at ECG, having worked at start-ups to Fortune 100 companies in the U.S. and Asia. She holds a bachelor’s degree from Cornell University and both an MIA and MBA from Columbia

Starting a business is exhilarating. You’re focused on bringing your big idea to market and every step is a giant stride toward that goal. There’s risk, but it’s confined and controlled. Scaling a business, on the other hand, brings much more into the picture. More people to manage. More tasks to keep track of. More customers to keep happy. More

In “Game of Thrones,” Jon Snow is the character who captures your heart and wins your respect. Fans of the TV series know—and those who haven’t watched don’t necessarily need to when hearing the qualities that make Jon Snow so admirable. “Game of Thrones” bears resemblance to an entrepreneur’s journey in building, running, growing and eventually exiting a business. Who

As an entrepreneur, exit planning is crucial to your family’s financial future. If you own a family business, the stakes and emotions run even higher. Your exit is the final act that determines your legacy and the foundation for your next chapter in life, whether it’s starting a new venture, retiring, giving back to your community, or simply enjoying the

The Exit Consulting Group team is growing, including from within. We’re proud to introduce Melissa Poler as Managing Director of Consulting, a newly created position in which she will apply her depth and breadth of knowledge from five years and counting at ECG as well as her prior experience in aerospace administration to further elevate our Exit Engineering for clients.

Stupid hurts. Okay, maybe that was a little harsh. Let’s rephrase: It’s painful when smart people do foolish things. They inflict undue stress on themselves while forcing others to watch a faulty decision unfold. Oftentimes, these bad outcomes stem from good intentions, like when the admirable DIY mindset leads someone to try something they should have hired someone else to