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“Does the Sale Process Require a Book? ”
as featured in the July/August 2017, Wiring Harness News

Loren M. Smith, CEO of Blue Valley Capital

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“Creating Competition in the Deal Process As featured”
as featured in the May/June 2017, Wiring Harness News

Loren M. Smith, CEO of Blue Valley Capital

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“Approaches to the Sale:Studies in Contrast”
as featured in the May 2017, Wire Harness & Cable Connector

Loren M. Smith, CEO of Blue Valley Capital

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“Trust: The Oil of the Deal Process”
as featured in the March/April 2017, Wiring Harness News

Loren M. Smith, CEO of Blue Valley Capital

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“Obstacles to the Sale”
as featured in the March 2017, Wire Harness & Cable Connector

Loren M. Smith, CEO of Blue Valley Capital

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“The sale process: an introduction”
as featured in the November 2016, Wire Harness & Cable Connector

Loren M. Smith, CEO of Blue Valley Capital

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“Partnering with customers-Myth or Reality”
as featured in the November/December 2016, Wire Harness News

Loren M. Smith, CEO of Blue Valley Capital

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“Small Talk”
as featured in the September/October 2016, Wire Harness News

Loren M. Smith, CEO of Blue Valley Capital

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“Corporate culture; myth or must”
as featured in the September 2016, Wire Harness & Cable Connector

Loren M. Smith, CEO of Blue Valley Capital

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“How Much is My Business Worth”
as featured in the August 2016, Wire Harness & Cable Connector

Loren M. Smith, CEO of Blue Valley Capital

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“A three - decade perspective on the wire harness and history: continuity and change”
as featured in the July 2016, Wire Harness & Cable Connector

Loren M. Smith, CEO of Blue Valley Capital

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“Definition of a 'Bad' Buyer”
as featured in the June 2016, Wire Harness & Cable Connector

Loren M. Smith, CEO of Blue Valley Capital

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“Let's get acquainted”
as featured in the May 2016, Wire Harness & Cable Connector

Loren M. Smith, CEO of Blue Valley Capital

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“Definition of a good buyer”
as featured in the March/April 2016

Loren M. Smith, CEO of Blue Valley Capital

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“How Not To Recruit”
as featured in the January/February 2016

Loren M. Smith, CEO of Blue Valley Capital

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Press & Articles

“Is the Wire Harness Business Consolidating?”
as featured in the November/December 2015

Loren M. Smith, CEO of Blue Valley Capital

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“After The Sale”
as featured in the September/October 2015 issue

Loren M. Smith, CEO of Blue Valley Capital

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“Time Management and Delegation”
as featured in the July/August 2015 issue

Loren M. Smith, CEO of Blue Valley Capital, examines time management in the business world.

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“When To Sell”
as featured in the May/June 2015 issue

Loren M. Smith, CEO of Blue Valley Capital, explains when to sell your business.

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“Deal Killers”
as featured in the March/April 2015 issue

Loren M. Smith, CEO of Blue Valley Capital, explains the major deal breakers in any business sale.

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“Wiring Harness and Shoes?”
as featured in the January/February 2015 issue

Loren M. Smith, CEO of Blue Valley Capital, discusses the cultural aspects of business.

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“The Golden Rule for Customer Retention”
as featured in the November/December 2014 issue

Loren M. Smith, CEO of Blue Valley Capital, discusses the importance of keeping customers.

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“Union in wire harness plants?”
as featured in the September/October 2014 issue

Loren M. Smith, CEO of Blue Valley Capital, shares his thoughts about unions.

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“How NOT to sell a business”
as featured in the July/August 2014 issue

Loren M. Smith, CEO of Blue Valley Capital, discusses how an easy sell is not always easy.

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“Corporate Culture: Myth or Must?”
as featured in the May/June 2014 issue

Loren M. Smith, CEO of Blue Valley Capital, discusses the fact that corporate culture plays a key role in the performance of companies of all sizes.

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“One-and-a-Half Hiring Tips”
as featured in the March/April 2014 issue

Loren M. Smith, CEO of Blue Valley Capital, shares some insight on hiring practices.

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“Anatomy of a Sale”
as featured in the November/December 2013 issue

Loren M. Smith, CEO of Blue Valley Capital explains what the process of selling a company looks like.

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“Reps or Direct Salespersons?”
as featured in the September/October 2013 issue

Loren M. Smith, CEO of Blue Valley Capital explains which approach yields better results.

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“Is Bigger Better?”
as featured in the July/August 2013 issue

Loren M. Smith, CEO of Blue Valley Capital discusses the advantages of being in the wiring harness.

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“Wire Harness Myths ”
as featured in May/Jun 2013 issue

Loren M. Smith, CEO of Blue Valley Capital debunks 5 common myths of the wire harness business.

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“20 Years in the Wire Harness Business: Successfully Surviving My Own Mistakes Was My Greatest Achievement ”
as featured in Mar/Apr 2013 issue

Wiring Harness News interview with Loren M. Smith, CEO of Blue Valley Capital as he shares the benefits of some hard-earned lessons in the manufacturing business.

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“Why Wire Harness Companies Fail”
as featured in Jan/Feb 2013 issue

Wiring Harness News interview with Loren M. Smith, CEO of Blue Valley Capital about common factors contributing to failures of wire harness companies, and effective remedies.

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Press & Articles

“Growth Strategies for Harness Companies”
as featured in the January/February 2013, Wire Harness News

Loren M. Smith, CEO of Blue Valley Capital

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“The Wire Harness Industry: Three decades of change”
as featured in November/December 2012 issue

Wiring Harness News interview with Loren M. Smith, CEO of Blue Valley Capital about changes in the economic environment and markets in the Wire Harness Industry over the last 3 decades.

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“Exit Scenarios for Owners of Wire Harness Manufacturers”
as featured in September/October 2012 issue

Wiring Harness News interview with Loren M. Smith, CEO of Blue Valley Capital about owners exit scenarios for owners of wire harness manufacturing companies.

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“Merger and Acquisition Services for the Wire Harness Industry”
as featured in July/August 2012 issue

Wiring Harness News interview with Loren M. Smith, CEO of Blue Valley Capital about merger and acquisition services for the wire harness industry.

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“Where and How to Find Capital”
Loren Smith, CEO of Blue Valley Capital
Chaparral Resort Desert and Fiesta

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“A Wire Harness Manufacturer’s Memoir: From Startup to $85 Million,
Surviving the Landmines Along the Way ”

Loren Smith, CEO of Blue Valley Capital
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