Intentional Growth

--- Ryan Tansom ---

Intentional Growth™ is a podcast for entrepreneurs and business owners wanting to clarify a path toward a more valuable business and turn their vision into reality. Weekly, content-rich episodes provide you with information on how to get clear on what you want from the business and why, the way companies are valued, strategies to increase that value, and the variety of ways you can transition your role or exit your ownership. From technical episodes dissecting the inner-workings of private equity and ESOPs to intense discussions with authors and thought leaders like Gino Wickman, John Warrillow, Jack Stack, Todd Herman, Chris Yeh and Alan Beaulieu, this podcast is full of information you need to stay competitive in today’s market. The goal of the show? To help entrepreneurs enjoy work, create wealth and make an impact. By creating sustainable, predictable, and transferable cash flow, you will create a valuable company that gives you choices to grow, acquire, reinvest, or exit and live the life you planned for — all with intention.

Brought to you by Ryan Tansom of Intentional Growth

Latest Episodes…

  1. #217: 13 Years Post ESOP: Leading & Growing the Company Through the Lens of the Next Generation President

    For thirteen years, Roy has run the family business after his father-in-law turned it into an ESOP and transitioned out of an ownership role. Not only has the business grown from $6M to $19M since then, but both parties were able to achieve their desired financial and lifestyle goals because of ...


  2. #216: Bridging the Capital Gap: Growth Capital vs. Private Equity & Traditional Lending

    Hitting the ceiling is not always just an emotional or energy related event. Often times business owners get to a point where growth consumes capital, and they have to choose between reducing their annual income, selling out or stalling growth. What You Will Learn In Today's Podcast Interview Growth capital, versus private ...


  3. #215: How to Integrate Your Entrepreneurial ‘Why’, Conscious Capitalism & Intentional Growth with Ann Dougherty

    The world can be a better place if more entrepreneurs can find a way to align the impact they want to make on the world with growing a more valuable business. Anne shares how she is making a dent in the world while benefiting all her stakeholders and creating a ...


  4. #214: A Deep Dive into 10 Years of Research on the Highest Performing U.S. Private Companies

    Privately held companies in the middle market ($10M - $1B in revenue) account for 1/3 of the US GDP as well as 44.5 million jobs. Unlike the stock market, we can’t just jump online and see how well they are doing. Today we’re diving into mountains of data on the ...


  5. #213: The Ultimate Guide on How Private Equity Works and Makes Money with Sunny Vanderbeck

    In today’s episode, Sunny explains to us how the world of private equity operates, from the structure and lifecycle of the fund to considering a sale’s debt versus equity. We'll be delving into how private equity firms raise money, where the money comes from, what types of investors they ...