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    GREENE - Dennis Hobson has owned and served as president for American Tool & Engineering Inc. in Greene for 25 years. A few years ago, he decided he'd like to someday retire.

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News

Wednesday, April 17, 2019

By Dan Beenken, Program Director

 

Last month I introduced a new series you might call “Selling a Job vs. Marketing a Business.” The main point is that no one wants to buy a job, an... Read More

Monday, April 08, 2019

Summary: To build business value, many owners start by installing three important Value Drivers.

Building business value is a core reason you wake up and run your business every day. As yo... Read More

Monday, April 08, 2019

Summary: This article explains why business owners should make themselves inessential to the business’ success if they ever want to exit on their terms.

Businesses that rely on their owner... Read More