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I discuss buying, selling, financing and managing small and medium sized businesses either alone or with guests.
I've started, bought, sold and closed businesses.
Author of three best-selling business books; 'Invest Local: a guide to superior investment returns in your own community,' 'Franchise Warnings: What you really need to know before you buy' and 'How To Sell My Own Business: A guide to selling your own business without paying a broker's commission.' all available as well as 5 other books on Amazon or from www.DavidCBarnett.com

David C Barnett Small Business & Deal Making David C Barnett

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I discuss buying, selling, financing and managing small and medium sized businesses either alone or with guests.
I've started, bought, sold and closed businesses.
Author of three best-selling business books; 'Invest Local: a guide to superior investment returns in your own community,' 'Franchise Warnings: What you really need to know before you buy' and 'How To Sell My Own Business: A guide to selling your own business without paying a broker's commission.' all available as well as 5 other books on Amazon or from www.DavidCBarnett.com

    Recommended Business books

    Recommended Business books

    Find the books here: http://www.amazon.com/shop/davidbarnett
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    Some New Books for Santa to Bring…
    I often get asked about books that I recommend.
    This week, I’m taking you through a tour of my reading list that is maintained in my Amazon shop.
    Many of these will be books that have never made any bestseller list, but they all have important messages.
    Also, when in doubt, you can always order some of mine 😉
    Watch here: https://youtu.be/_PYet-WFwDg
    My Amazon bookstore is here: www.amazon.com/shop/davidbarnett
    Learn how to buy a successful business at https://www.BusinessBuyerAdvantage.com
    Book a call with me at https://www.clarity.fm/davidbarnett
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    • 15 min
    Learn to put Profit First - Small Business Cash Management with Rocky Lalvani

    Learn to put Profit First - Small Business Cash Management with Rocky Lalvani

    Find Rocky online at http://profitcomesfirst.com/
    Learn to buy a business at https://www.BusinessBuyerAdvantage.com
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    You need to put profit first.
    Rocky Lalvani is a self-made multi-millionaire and certified Profit First coach to business owners.
    That’s the Profit First system made famous by author Mike Michalowicz.
    This month, Rocky is the guest expert speaker for my Business Buyer Adventure group coaching program and I decided to invite him onto the main YouTube channel to share some advice.
    His famous mantra: Revenue is Vanity, Profit is Sanity and Cash is King!
    We do a quick overview of the Profit First system and talk about how small business owners can use some of these ideas to improve their performance in 2021.
    Let’s listen to him answer:
    Learn how to buy a successful business at https://www.BusinessBuyerAdvantage.com
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    • 19 min
    3 Common traits of failing small business owners

    3 Common traits of failing small business owners

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    Learn to make a cash flow and business plan at https://www.BizPlanSchool.com
    Learn to buy a business https://www.BusinessBuyerAdvantage.com
    Learn more at my blog at https://www.DavidCBarnett.com

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    Traits of failing businesses and their owners.
    Angela wants to know-
    David, what are the common traits you notice amongst failing business owners?
    Great question!
    I summarize the three most common things I’ve seen amongst those who fail.
    Also, my definition of failure is much broader than what you think.
    Watch and I’ll explain.
    So, make sure you have none of these traits when you own a business: https://youtu.be/fBiEaAbBsow
    Learn to make a cash flow forecast and business plan at https://www.BizPlanSchool.com
    Learn how to buy a successful business at https://www.BusinessBuyerAdvantage.com
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    • 10 min
    David buys life insurance and why it makes sense for other entrepreneurs with Mark Willis

    David buys life insurance and why it makes sense for other entrepreneurs with Mark Willis

    Find Mark's podcast here: https://nyafinancialpodcast.com
    Learn to buy a business: https://www.BusinessBuyerAdvantage.com
    Join my email list and learn more at https://www.DavidCBarnett.com

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    Creating your own financial resiliency.
    Mark Willis, host of Not Your Average Financial Podcast, comes back to discuss whole life insurance policies again.
    I was so intrigued last time that I went out to learn more and have decided to buy a policy myself.
    This is a liquidity tool that any entrepreneur can leverage for greater success.
    But how can it be all unicorns and rainbows?
    How can these things keep going up with all the financial crisis all around?
    I put the tough questions to Mark…
    Let’s listen to him answer: https://youtu.be/SpaLbbCnqnw
    Learn how to buy a successful business at https://www.BusinessBuyerAdvantage.com
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    • 39 min
    Failure of Leadership- Jeffrey Tucker Author of Lockdown or Liberty Pandemic Response

    Failure of Leadership- Jeffrey Tucker Author of Lockdown or Liberty Pandemic Response

    Find Jeffrey on Twitter: https://twitter.com/jeffreyatucker
    Find Lockdown or Liberty in my Amazon store: https://www.amazon.com/shop/davidbarnett
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    • 54 min
    Myths about small business #3. This week: taxes, customers, prices, operations, absentee owners

    Myths about small business #3. This week: taxes, customers, prices, operations, absentee owners

    Learn to buy a business at https://www.BusinessBuyerAdvantage.com
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    My blog is at https://www.DavidCBarnett.com
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    David and Hugh tackle Small Biz Myths #3
    This summer I asked viewers to send in small business myths they wanted me to challenge, tackle or otherwise comment on.
    I had my assistant and Bishop’s University Business student, Hugh, sort them out and we’ve organized them into three different videos.
    It’s a lot of fun! This week we tackle the myths around taxes, customers, prices, operations, absentee owners and customer feedback.
    Check it out here: https://youtu.be/2bGoS99wT-s
    Learn how to buy an already-successful and profitable business even in the covid-recession of 2020: https://www.BusinessBuyerAdvantage.com
    If you want help with those pesky business systems that were mentioned, go to https://www.EasySmallBizSystems.com
    Book a call with me at https://www.clarity.fm/davidbarnett
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Customer Reviews

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8 Ratings

David C Barnett ,

Great business info

I have a lot of fun with these! 😘

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Always great value.

Really enjoy David's podcasts and videos. Great value in the information he shares and the practical experience to back it up!

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Really good information

I have read some of David's books and enjoyed how they clear they were. This podcast has the same feel. Quality information delivered succinctly.

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