Most successful business owners’ identities are tied to owning and running their businesses. Selling a business is a major life change, and it is important to have a plan to attempt to stay fulfilled after the sale.
We have found capitalizing on one’s strengths and competencies through running a business is a big key to helping him or her stay fulfilled post sale. Discussion points we utilize to get our business owner clients thinking is:
- I started this business because:
- Owning a business taught me:
- My personal mission is:
- My family mission is:
- If I could pass on lessons or advice from my experience of owning and running a business, they would be:
- Owning a business has made me really good at:
Ultimately, staying fulfilled after selling your business will depend on your strengths, personal interests and goals. Whether your post sale intentions are spending more time with family, traveling the world, writing a book, serving on a board, or starting a new business; it is important to take the time to reflect on how you got to where you are today and have a plan to achieve future fulfillment.
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