162: Revolutionize Your Business Post-Bankruptcy, Greg McDonough
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by Laurie Barkman
2d ago
Host Laurie Barkman, The Business Transition Sherpa, is joined by Greg McDonough, Managing Partner of Blackburn Capital Advisors and host of the Chief Endurance Officer Podcast.  Listen in as they discuss navigating a business turnaround through bankruptcy.Bankruptcy can be viewed as a tool for recovery rather than a sign of failure.  Greg discusses his experience isolating the root cause of the company’s financial issues and creating breathing room from creditors to reorganize fixed costs and debts.Greg also shares how his passion for endurance sports gave him the resilience that he ..read more
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159: Focus on Building Value, Not Just Revenue, Darryl Bates-Brownsword
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by Laurie Barkman
1M ago
Host Laurie Barkman, The Business Transition SherpaⓇ, is joined by Darryl Bates-Brownsword, Managing Partner of Succession Plus in the UK. He hosts The Exit Insights Podcast and is a business consultant with over two decades of experience building and selling companies. They discuss the importance of preparing for business exits and scaling entrepreneurial ventures. For business transition, you need a well-thought-out plan, valuation growth, and clear vision for the future.  Listen in to learn more about: Making a mindset shift from revenue growth to valuation growth to make a business ..read more
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158: The Secrets of Successful Business Transactions with Reid Tileston
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by Laurie Barkman
1M ago
Unlock the story behind Reid Tileston's remarkable entrepreneurial journey in this episode of Succession Stories. Join Laurie Barkman, The Business Transition Sherpa®, as she sits down with Reid, a driven acquisition entrepreneur, to dive into his inspiring path from a 23-year-old with $100k to a thriving Anytime Fitness franchisee.    Through candid conversation, Reid shares the highs and lows of his entrepreneurial journey. From navigating the challenges of owning an Anytime Fitness franchise during the rough Great Recession to achieving top-tier success across multiple units, Reid ..read more
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157: Creating A Profitable Niche Business to Sell, David Spray
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by Laurie Barkman
1M ago
Host Laurie Barkman, The Business Transition Sherpa, talks with David Spray, Founder and President of Export Advisors, which serves the owners of privately-held, U.S. exporting companies. Over the past 20 years, the firm has created more than $400 million in wealth for hundreds of entrepreneurs and their families from the IC-DISC tax savings program.  They discuss value building and how David built a niche podcasting business with infinite ROI, and sold it within two years to his partner. Listen in to learn more about: Finding your niche and owning it Building a specialized business ..read more
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156: Building Your Business With Exit Strategy In Mind, Mike Malatesta
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by Laurie Barkman
1M ago
Host Laurie Barkman, The Business Transition Sherpa, talks with Mike Malatesta, CEO of LJP Waste Solutions. Over the past 30 years, Mike's experienced the highs and lows of entrepreneurship. He built and sold two waste recycling companies that grossed more than $500M. He’s also an author, podcaster, and advisor to business owners. Mike talks about the unexpected death of one of his business partners due to a workplace accident. Dealing with the loss was challenging and accelerated their interest in a potential exit. You’ll want to hear why Mike believes entrepreneurs should not sell their busi ..read more
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155: Successfully Exiting A Family Business After Turning It Around, JV Crum III
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by Laurie Barkman
2M ago
Succession Stories host Laurie Barkman, The Business Transition SherpaⓇ, sits down with JV Crum III, founder of the Conscious Millionaire Institute and Conscious World Foundation Inc.–a global non-profit that trains youth to become conscious leaders. What happens when you’re asked to join the family business but then discover there are BIG financial challenges? JV shares his experience how he helped turn around a family trucking company and became a millionaire by age 25. He overcame conflicts with his father, improved business performance, and sold to a larger family-owned trucking line, resu ..read more
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154: Success Secrets For Family Businesses Navigating Growth Crossroads, Meghan Lynch
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by Laurie Barkman
2M ago
Succession Stories host Laurie Barkman, The Business Transition SherpaⓇ, is joined by Meghan Lynch, the driving force behind Six-Point Creative, a marketing services firm dedicated to empowering family-owned and closely-held businesses. Meghan's mission is to help family businesses compete against industry giants. Listen in as they explore: The challenges that family businesses face in balancing sustainability and growth Strategies for family businesses to achieve 2X growth while maintaining control over relationships, messaging, and future direction 3 essential steps for family-held business ..read more
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153: Discovering The Hidden Secrets Behind A $37 Million Exit, Max Lewis
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by Laurie Barkman
3M ago
Welcome back to the Succession Stories podcast. If you haven't already, be sure to subscribe, and if you enjoy the show, please leave us a review! Go to RateThisPodcast.com/successionstories.  Host Laurie Barkman welcomes Max Lewis, entrepreneur and author of “Who Is Max Lewis?” Max shares what led to the eventual sale of his company for $37 million.  From selling mangos as a child to amassing millions by exchanging propane tanks, Max beat the odds and became one of America's ultra-high net-worth individuals by 36 years old. Through persistence, hard work, and a willingness to learn ..read more
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152: Why Your Company Needs a Board, Ralph Ward
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by Laurie Barkman
3M ago
Ralph Ward is the editor of the Corporate Board Magazine and an expert in corporate governance. He’s the author of six books on corporate governance and board issues. I asked him to join me on the show to talk about best practices for private company boards. It’s about governance and strategic guidance. Boards aren’t just for large public companies. Even newer, privately held firms can benefit from having a board. Boards also get involved in CEO succession planning. We address challenges faced by family businesses and how boards can help navigate these complexities. Enjoy this Succession Stori ..read more
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151: Avoid Burnout: Top Tips For Entrepreneurial Success, Cesar Quintero
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by Laurie Barkman
3M ago
Succession Stories host Laurie Barkman, The Business Transition Sherpa™, welcomes Cesar Quintero, a serial entrepreneur in the foodservice industry. At age 24, Cesar moved to Miami given the economic turmoil in Venezuela to pursue his dream of starting a business and helping others achieve a healthier lifestyle by founding Fit2Go - the first corporate healthy meal delivery service in Miami.  Nearly 10 years later, he launched two new companies: RawBar2Go, the first licensed food boats in Florida, and The Profit Recipe, a coaching firm empowering entrepreneurs to work ON the business and n ..read more
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