There are several options to exiting a business. Blair Carroll explains why he is looking at a bigger picture when it comes to planning for the future. Where have the last 21 years gone? Before they know it, any business person has to start thinking about their exit plan. I have no wish to work until I drop and so for a couple of years I’ve been thinking about the best way out, not just for me but also for my staff, the majority of who have been with me for the long haul. A couple of years back I considered selling and spoke with a couple of interested parties. Eventually I turned down what was an attractive offer.