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.

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Latest Episodes…

  1. #264: Scaling and Selling a Professional Services Firm to KPMG for 12x EBITDA

    On today’s show, I’m talking with Pete Martin, who started, scaled, and sold four of his previous companies (including car leasing, systems integration consulting, business process outsourcing, and software distribution). Pete will share how he intentionally applied what he learned in the first couple exits to his last ...


  2. #263: Lessons from a Serial Entrepreneur

    On today’s show, I’m talking with Joseph Fung about what we can learn from a serial entrepreneur. Entrepreneurs often struggle with the idea of following their passion but also realizing that their businesses are an asset and are something they eventually will want to liquidate and tap into at some ...


  3. #262: Accessing Capital: Funding Your Company’s Growth Using Non-Control Capital

    On today’s show, I’ll be talking with Billy Amberg about accessing a unique type of capital: non-control growth capital. If you’re looking to fund your growth but don’t want to sell a controlling stake in your company, or you’re not a fit for a traditional bank, or you just want ...


  4. #261: The Role of a Company’s Technology and Infrastructure in Mergers and Acquisitions

    The IT infrastructure of a business isn't usually what gets entrepreneurs jazzed up, however it can have an outsized impact on the risk of a company as well as a company's ability to scale. This episode is a crash course in how to manage, grow and update your IT infrastructure ...


  5. #260: How to Increase the Retention Rate After Hiring a C-suite Executive

    The financial and cultural risk of hiring a C-suite executive is huge. Stats show that it could cost anywhere from 1-3 times their salary if it doesn’t work out. Today’s episode is all about what you can do to ...