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In January, Robert Wagner, HoganTaylor Advisory Lead Partner, published 55 Questions to Ask Yourself Before You Sell Your Business. Last week, Wagner offered more insight into his 55 Questions during an interview with the nationally syndicated talk radio host Gordon … Continued
Your business will transition to a new owner at some point. Regardless of whether that process is through a sales transaction or through an elaborate estate plan, you have a duty to yourself and your heirs to create a business … Continued
By Jeff Wilkie, Consulting Executive and Human Capital Strategies Practice Lead Yesterday, a Texas federal judge blocked the U.S. Department of Labor’s new overtime rule that would have made millions of additional American workers eligible for overtime pay effective December … Continued
By Jon Tatum, HoganTaylor Consulting Manager We all know that customers and the revenues they generate are the lifeblood of any business, but vendors are also critical to success. Many companies fail to nurture vendor relationships with open and honest … Continued
By Steve Perkins, HoganTaylor Chief Information Officer An assistant controller gets an email from the CEO ordering her to quickly wire $20,000 to the First Bank of Nigeria (or wherever). The assistant controller dutifully wires the requested money without giving … Continued
By Jeff Wilkie, Consulting Executive and Human Capital Strategies Practice Lead “It’s not the change that kills you…it’s the transition.” – William Bridges. Many companies are still trying to assess and implement new processes, roles, and services to comply with … Continued
In May, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) issued new regulations and revisions the nation’s overtime rules. Labor experts estimate this new ruling will expand overtime eligibility to more than 4.2 million exempt workers in America and the chance that … Continued
We are seeing a trend in our Advisory Services client base toward companies employing programmers to develop customized software applications. It is not new for businesses to develop customer-facing e-commerce websites and smartphone applications, but the more recent trend is … Continued
I recently used Uber to get from our office to an auto repair shop where my car was being serviced. Our offices can be tricky to find. The first driver who accepted my request turned one street too early, turned … Continued
What are the critical success factors in winning sales opportunities? The most frequent answer is the quality of your company’s relationship with the potential customer, particularly the relationship with the customer’s decision maker(s) . Other success factors include the quality … Continued