If you are a business owner this PodCast is for you! It's all about turning businesses into saleable assets. Because a business that's "ready for sale" is well worth keeping! On these podcasts there are interviews with successful business owners, entrepreneurs, topic experts, business valuers and brokers and thought leaders on all aspects of growing businesses and turning them in to valuable, saleable assets. My background is as a business owner, business broker and business owner mentor and I put all that experience together here to benefit other business owners. I believe you can build a business as if you are going to keep it for ever, but could sell it tomorrow. Give yourself OPTIONS because one day you WILL exit your business. Subscribe now and become a business owner taking action - which just happens to be the name of my business owner membership groups. Checkout my website at businessreadyforsale.com
Ageism - A Problem Or An Opportunity For Business Owners
Ageism is prejudice or discrimination on the grounds of a person's age. Ageism in recruitment is an increasing problem and quite often it occurs subconsciously by the recruiter. The interesting thing is that many business owners are trying to grow their business and need good, reliable people in their business but are overlooking a pool of mature age people with great experience and skills. In this interview with Toby Marshall of Stable and Wise ( Ageism in the Workplace - the hidden and growing pandemic (stableandwise.com) we talk about the myths associated with employing mature age people as well as some tips for employing the right people.
From Startup To Exit With Charlie Gunningham
Starting up a new business as a disruptor to an industry and competitor for major incumbent companies is not something that appeals to many of us. Charlie went from teaching to entrepreneur and business owner and did exactly that. That's just one of the reasons he recently won the award as Western Australian Entrepreneur of the Year at the WAITTA's INCITE Awards. Listen and learn as I chat to Charlie about what he learned taking a business from idea to sale. Charlie shares great tips and insights for all business owners and would be business owners.
Unshakeable With Guest Mike House
In this episode I chat with survival expert and facilitator of leadership and team programs. In the bush, it could be your life at threat. In life, business and relationships there are survival situations as well. They run for longer and you may not lose your life, however if you are not aware you are in one, you risk getting blindsided. The costs may be financial, relational, missed opportunities or poor health. To handle a survival situation well takes awareness, focus and willingness to act. Mike has authored "Thrive And Adapt" and quite recently "Unshakeable". Listen in as we talk about business owners and dealing with uncertainty.
Know Your Numbers - Bookbuster Bookkeeping
There's a saying in the computer industry "garbage in, garbage out". In any business it's critical to know your numbers. Both financial and non financial. However, if the data isn't entered or isn't entered correctly to enable analysis and decision making, then the business can get into trouble. When it comes to selling the business, the data needs to be clean, accurate and up to date. In this chat with "bookbuster" Helen Kelly we discuss how a good bookkeeper can make things easier for the business owner and even train the business owner to "know their numbers".
Back From The Brink - Australia's New Small Business Insolvency Laws
In this episode I chat with Kelly Meyn of Avior Consulting about Australia's new insolvency laws for small business which came in to affect from January 2021. The new laws help small business to return from what would otherwise be the brink of insolvency. The main benefits for small business are:
a new debt restructuring process for businesses with debts up to $1 millionallows company directors to remain in control of their business and continue to trade while they restructure their existing business debts.In this chat with Kelly Meyn we look at the benefits to small business, the eligibility of a business to use this restructuring and the process to go about it.
Interview 2 With Business Valuer - Update on Effects of COVID on Business Values
An update interview with Chris Milne, business valuer, on the effects the COVID pandemic has had on business vales, valuation methods and business sales. This update interview was three and a half months after the first interview conducted when we went in to lockdown. Some of the things will surprise you as it isn't all bad news. What's changed and what's likely to happen as more time passes!