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Succession Success: Hiring a Leader that Increases Sales & Enterprise Value

Unconventional advice from Search Consultant Gary Bozza from WorldBridge Partners Chicago NW leads to impressive VP hire and even more promising business growth. As Jim Riley, President, CEO and acting VP of Sales at RBO PrintLogistix thought about his company’s growth strategy, he was ready to hire […]

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Creating a Top-Graded Sales Team Contributed to a Lucrative Company Sale

WorldBridge Partners Revolutionized Sales Force Creating a Top-Graded Sales Team Contributed to a Lucrative Company Sale Executive Summary The paper and towel tissue industry was changing. Wausau Paper needed to top-grade their sales team if they were going to keep up and surpass the competition. With the […]

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Nothing to Do or Nothing to Live For?

Nothing to Do or Nothing to Live For?

Nothing to Do or Nothing to Live For? By Gary Bozza and Paul Cronin Each Sunday I like to read the Boston Globe cover to cover (the actual paper, not online). Although I read a lot of online news, there is something about the ritual of reading […]

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Bridging the Value Gap

Bridging the Value Gap

Bridging the Value Gap By Gary Bozza and Gary Ampulski, PhD When selling a business, there is nothing more disappointing than realizing there’s a gap between what you want to put in your pocket and what potential buyers are willing to pay. But in a sale process […]

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It’s Only The Rest of Your Life

It’s Only The Rest of Your Life

It’s Only The Rest of Your Life By Gary Bozza and Paul Cronin Imagine you are getting tired, not the kind of tired at the end of a day, but tired of what you are doing now and how you are living.  We have all felt that […]

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Is Working Over-Rated?

Is Working Over-Rated?

By Paul Cronin and Gary Bozza, The Platinum Years I had just returned from a round of golf with Jim, a friend and neighbor.  As we were unpacking the car, we saw Sam, another neighbor, still dressed in his shirt and tie, getting his mail.  We were […]

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Baby Boomers: Purpose is MIA

Baby Boomers: Purpose is MIA

By Paul Cronin and Gary Bozza, The Platinum Years Recently we ran a survey of a small, anonymous sample of business professionals (age 50+  lawyers, accountants, business consultants, bankers and the like) who were working full time, asking them to rank various concerns (some of you may […]

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Personal Transition Planning — It’s about treating your Platinum YearsTM with respect and responsibility

Personal Transition Planning — It’s about treating your Platinum YearsTM with respect and responsibility

Personal Transition Planning — It’s about treating your Platinum Years™ with respect and responsibility “Retirement was good for me. I sold my business and my doctor immediately took me off my blood pressure medications. I didn’t need them.”  The speaker pauses and sighs. “What I did need though, […]

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