“One day Alice came to a fork in the road and saw a Cheshire cat in a tree. Which road do I take?” she asked. “Where do you want to go?” was his response. “I don’t know”, Alice answered. “Then”, said the cat, “it doesn’t matter.” – Lewis Carroll, Alice In Wonderland Continue reading “Know what you want when buying a business”
Buying (and selling) a business is different from most other purchases as the transaction is discrete, hidden away from the general public. The process can be compared to an elaborate courtship, where secrecy is part of the game.
Almost everyone I know dreams of “being their own boss” and running a business. Some are even brave enough to start their own business. Before you do though, here are the key issues you need to consider: