What do you think of when you hear mention of business “assets”? Probably what most people think off—that is actual physical items, such as equipment and real estate; tangible items. But intangible assets are assets that can include copyrights or trademarks, brand identity/loyalty, reputation, social media following, database lists, etc. and these also play an important role in the valuation and sale of a business….

There is an age old saying “When the student is ready, the teacher appears!” Given my penchant for business and entrepreneurship, I have molded this adage into its 21st century avatar. “When the mentee is ready, the mentor appears” I always tell all my friends that had I met the generous, experienced mentors I did later in my life just a touch earlier – there…