7 Things You Need to Know Before Signing A Commercial Lease

 iStock-648943142Don’t regret signing your next commercial lease. These 7 tips will prevent disappointment.

Signing a commercial real estate lease is often the single, longest commitment a CEO or business owner will make for their company. So, it’s not surprising many CEOs and owners are concerned about tying their business to an unfavorable lease agreement or to an undesirable location or space with no flexibility for growth.

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Selling Your Business: Commercial Real Estate Tips

iStock-827615404When it comes to selling your business, you absolutely need to know your business’ value. Don’t overlook commercial real estate as part of your valuation.

With 50% of all small business owners over 50 years old, many will be exiting and selling their business within the next 5 to 15 years. It can be difficult to look that far ahead because CEOs and business owners are mostly interested in generating immediate and steady income. However, if you own a business, you’ll want to consider an often overlooked factor that will maximize your total payout down the road: commercial real estate.

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10 Leadership Books Recommended by Top CEOs

10 Leadership Books for CEO'sNeed encouragement or looking to improve your leadership skills? Read these inspiring books recommended by 10 top CEOs.  

Books inspire, motivate, produce thought change, and allow for relaxing (yet productive!) downtime, so it’s not surprising top CEOs and business owners make reading a priority for personal and professional growth. Top CEOs view reading not only as a source of entertainment and relaxation but also as a means of exploring different ways to handle the challenges and opportunities they may face. By looking at another point of view, they test their own ideas and thoughts which makes them better, stronger leaders. 

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A CEO’s Guide to Winning at Negotiations

Successful business people handshaking closing a dealDid you think your last negotiation had a favorable outcome only to discover later you left money on the table? Here are some tips to follow to avoid this from happening again.   


Most business owners and CEOs are pretty good at negotiations – some better than others. Let’s face it, you wouldn’t be in your position if you weren’t fairly confident in your negotiating skills. But where most CEOs and business owners fail are negotiating a deal that doesn’t benefit their overall business strategy and leaves money on the table.

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10 Things Your Project Manager Should Be Doing For You

PM_Blog4_1200x627So, you’ve hired a third-party project manager to help with your next construction project, now what?


Owners have tremendous pressure to deliver the most effective and efficient facilities on-time and on-budget. Projects have substantial undertakings (added scope & cost, cost overruns, delays, unforeseen issues, etc.) that can quickly overwhelm even the most experienced and knowledgeable Owner.


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