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Business Survival: The Law of Unintended Consequences

Carl E. Grimes, Chairman-CBI TEAM The Law of Unintended Consequences (or, the Oh, crap, I didn't mean for THAT to happen) decision. In a small village in Borneo, well-intentioned health workers once sprayed the straw huts with the now-illegal substance, DDT. The...

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Business Survival: The Armageddon Calculation

When will the next economic downturn hit our business community. As Dirty Harry said, "Do you feel lucky, punk?" Here are some thoughts from professional business appraiser Daniel Hall on the value of selling NOW and not rolling the dice, hoping for later. View on...

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SOLD! TAP Introduces Bold To Dr. McQueen

Dr. Michael McQueen contacted the CBI TEAM about buying a dental practice and is now the owner and practitioner at the former Bold Dental Clinic on the campus of the University of Arkansas Fayetteville according to Jon Holbert, Managing Partner of the CBI TEAM...

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SOLD! Amerispec

(From Left to Right: Walt and Becky Chambers, Sellers. Carol Gresham, Business Intermediary. Mariana and Roy Goodwin Jr., Buyers) Walt and Becky Chambers had a good experience 14 years ago with the CBI TEAM when he bought Amerispec. So, when he decided it was time to...

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Business Survival: Small Business Revival

By: Carl E. Grimes, CBI and Chairman of Confidential Business Intermediaries/The CBI TEAM Own a business and want some good new? Here you go: The Revival of New Main Street Small Businesses In an article written for Entrepreneur magazine by Kabbage’s Co-founder and...

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Business Survival: The Founder’s Tale

10-17-18 By: Carl E. Grimes, CBI Being the Founder of the CBI TEAM, when this article came to my attention yesterday, I read every line. If you are the Founder of a company/business, I'd suggest you read Steve Graves' insightful tome. I’ve worked with hundreds of...

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Racing To Close

By Leland Eidson, System Administrator/Closing Coordinator-Confidential Business Intermediaries/The CBI TEAM Northwest Arkansas The closing table is like the finish line of a long complicated race. It takes a lifetime to build a solid business, and selling...

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When Is The Right Time To Sell My Business?

This is a common question among business owners, and the answer may be this year. Several months ago our managing partner, Mark Kincannon, wrote an article about an experience he had with a business owner who was selling his business. Mark helped the...

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