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. #274: From 0 to 13 Ace Hardware Stores and an ESOP: How Gina Schaefer has been Enjoying Work, Making an Impact and Creating Wealth by Being Intentional

    Gina Schaefer is a passionate entrepreneur, co-founder and CEO of 14 Co-op Ace Hardware stores located in Washington DC and the Baltimore area. Gina founded her business after noticing that there was a shortage of hardware stores in the lower income, urban neighborhoods of DC. After 18 years of growing her ...


  2. #273: Marketing Doesn't Have to Feel Like Hocus Pocus and Pixie Dust: Demystifying Marketing and the Role of a CMO with Jennifer Zick

    “Marketing is just hocus pocus and pixie dust” — does that feel familiar? Most of us are tired of wasting time and money on the latest marketing strategies that never seem to work. Jennifer Zick of Authentic Brand shares why one of her clients said this (and why ...


  3. #272: Paper Wealth & Lottery Tickets with Andres Moran

    On today’s show, we’re going to dive into Andres Moran’s entrepreneurial journey and the lessons he learned from three exits, particularly as they relate to the various roles an owner can play. Currently he is the head of a division at WunderKind which is a SaaS company that helps ecommerce companies ...


  4. #271: Entrepreneurship Through Acquisition (ETA) with Pete Seligman: 5 Acquisitions, 3 'tours-Of-Duty' as CEO, 2 Exits And 3 Partial Exits

    In today’s episode, we’re talking with Pete Seligman. Pete is here to talk about his experience diving into the world of Entrepreneurship Through Acquisition (ETA) after leaving corporate America. He is going to share what his journey has been like now that he has bought five companies, been the CEO ...


  5. #270: The Art of Startup Fundraising and Selling Your Company with Alejandro Cremades

    You can learn a lot from a world driven by growing enterprise value from day one. Let the expert who wrote two books on the subject walk you through the world of startups — from fundraising to exit — to show what focusing on the end goal can do ...