Under the Restaurant Table

A dishonest business owner discovers the domino effect … the hard way. Early in my career I was selling a mid-sized restaurant in a shopping mall. It was a nice restaurant, family style, licensed, table seating of a hundred and twenty with ten bar stools. The statements showed a reasonable profit, not great, but reasonable. […]

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The Answer was Next Door!

A buyer from Buffalo came to me and wanted to buy an electronics business. “Really? An electronics business?” I said. “What kind of electronics business?” Rusty told me he wanted to buy one that manufactured printed circuit boards. Now that’s a pretty complex process. And he wanted one that could also do automatic soldering. As […]

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