As I plan the future of my business there is one thing I have been trying to include. In recent years I am looking for how my business can service me instead of me servicing my business. What do I mean by this? Well for the early years, I wanted a business so I could do my own thing, have flexibility and be as creative as I wanted.
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If you are a CEO of a smaller business it is very important to look into the future and make a game plan for how and when you will retire. Depending on the size of your firm you may need a few things in place in order to leave or sell the company. The first and probably the most important thing you need to do is figure out a way to replicate YOU. If your company can not function without you, it is worth nothing to anyone else. So putting systems in place documenting how you do what you do is important.
Chief Executive just did an article on the CEO's Pick for Best / Worst States for Business.
In 2010, Texas again ranks #1 state for business. California on the other hand came in 51 (DC was included on the list).