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.
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#256: Capitalism as an Antidote for Inequality: Collab Capital Raises $50 Million to Invest in Black Entrepreneurs
Access to capital is crucial in order to take a dream and turn it into a business, create wealth and build a future full of opportunities. Today’s show focuses on the impact access to capital (or lack thereof) has on a Black business owner’s ability to create wealth through equity ...
#255: Value Creation and Multiple Arbitrage by Transforming Analog Businesses into Digital Companies
Software and tech companies get much higher valuations than traditional service-based companies because these “digital” companies are valued on a multiple of revenue instead of a multiple of EBITDA. This huge difference in how the business is valued provides a unique opportunity to reap high financial rewards by transforming old ...
On today’s show, we’re focusing on how a founding entrepreneur grew and sold his tutoring business to private equity. John Rood previously co-founded Next Step Test Preparation, which grew from a 2-person tutoring company to one of the largest MCAT test prep companies in the US. After building it up ...
Many entrepreneurs experience extreme anxiety whenever they think about selling their businesses—to the point where they won’t even pick up the phone or answer an email from a potential buyer. Have you ever stopped to think about why this is? On today’s show, my business partner here at Arkona, Pat Hobby, and ...
Today’s show is with two ex-Amazon execs who co-founded Foundry Brands—a portfolio brand operating company—sharing everything they know about buying and building the strongest, longest-lasting and most valuable ecommerce brands possible. Kyle Walker and Stefan Haney consider more than 30 variables when they assess the value of a business (and that number ...