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. How to Buy and Sell a Business

    Today we are talking to Jim Sulciner. Jim bought his business, RTD, a decade after becoming an engineer and after having a career in marketing. He experienced double-digit growth for over 12 years before selling to a very large company. He sold for a multiple of ...


  2. Tax Advantages of an ESOP Exit Strategy

    Today’s guest is Dan Zugell. Dan is the ESOP guy. Dan works for Business Transition Advisors and has been doing ESOPs for 19 years. The reason I wanted to have Dan on the show is because there are a lot of different messages about ESOPs out there. I ...


  3. Choosing IPO as an Exit Strategy

    Today’s guest is Cathy Demers. Cathy started her career at IBM and Microsoft before developing a startup with her business partner. With a $10,000 investment, they built up their business and eventually went public for $20 million. Today she’s going to share with us the challenges ...


  4. Exit Your Business to Find Passion Again

    Exiting your business with zero regrets is a goal that many of us have. Today’s guest, Troy Schuette, owned a waste disposal business for 23 years. He made his decisions carefully so he knew he’d be able to exit happily without wishing he’d done things differently. He’s going ...


  5. ‘The SBA Guy’ Talks Business Financing

    Financing is an important aspect when buying or selling a business. The SBA can play a huge role in this process. An important step in the process is knowing where you are trying to go before knowing what tools you will need to use. When structuring a deal ...