John F. Dini
Like almost every business owner, I'm often awake at 2:00 am. Sometimes it’s because I’m excited, and sometimes because I’m worried, but it’s always because of the business. Since 2008 I’ve posted weekly articles about the challenges and solutions I see in my work with the Hunters of our society, the 3% of people who own businesses, and create over 60% of all new jobs.
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John Dini joins Jim Blasingame to report on what it's going to look like as millions of Baby Boomer small business owners divest of their businesses over the next decade..
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“The employees respect what the boss inspects.” Since Frederick Winslow Taylor published The Principles of Scientific Management in 1911, breaking down tasks into measurable pieces had been the cornerstone for employee training and tracking performance. Why then, do many large organizations with … Continue reading
The line is from one of my favorite New Yorker cartoons. It’s being asked by an executive of his secretary. It is also a common question of business owners who have built successful organizations. The need for a CEO is present … Continue reading
Business owners live in two different worlds. If you are a Baby Boomer, the title of this column might bring memories of any one of the many covers of the song by the same name. (Everyone from Nat King Cole to … Continue reading
“Amongst the novel objects that attracted my attention during my stay in the United States, nothing struck me more forcibly than the general equality of conditions.” – Alexis De Tocqueville (Democracy in America, 1831) Americans have always considered themselves “middle … Continue reading
In the business acquisition world, deals where a seller keeps some equity for a future round of merger or acquisition activity is generally known as getting a “second bite of the apple.” Private Equity Groups (PEG), of which some 5,000 currently operate … Continue reading