Buying and Selling Restaurants: How to Make a Profitable Business and Change an Industry

April 18, 2019

Have you ever thought about opening a restaurant? Most entrepreneurs can say yes. However, there are a lot of headaches and unseen layers to the hospitality industry that leads to a high failure rate. My guest is Matty O’Reilly and he has made a career of buying restaurants and revitalizing them. Matty is passionate about helping restaurants survive and decreasing the failure rate we see today.  We discuss some of the reasons why restaurants fail and how Matty has been able...

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Valuing a Business: The Buyer’s Perspective (Part 1)

May 02, 2018

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Passion, Planning and Perseverance: One Man’s Story of Surviving Y2K as a Tech Company

August 16, 2018

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Protect the Value of Your Business: How to Use Insurance In Your Exit Plan

August 30, 2018

Chris Steffl is the owner of MVP Service Solutions, an insurance wholesaler that offers 1000s of products from over 100 carriers. Chris’s background in insurance and finances gives him a unique perspective on the relationship between insurance and business. We discuss the common mistakes and problems business owners have when setting up their insurance needs. Insurance is a complex part of exit planni...

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Taxes and Selling a Business: How to Calculate Net Proceeds

October 18, 2018

I continue my 3 part series on company valuation with a conversation with Ryan Turbes, the CPA manager for Boulay Accounting. The last episode we talked about certified valuations. Today’s episode focuses on how much you actually walk away with after a sale otherwise known as the net proceeds. Ryan is a numbers guy and he tries to make today’s topic accessible to the audience. We discuss the standard process Ryan and his team follow and the various caveats that pop up from...

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