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How much more successful would you be if you had lunch once a week with an insanely successful entrepreneur who shared their biggest secrets on how they think and achieve success? Well, now you can! Grab your seat at the table as successful entrepreneurs reveal their step-by-step strategies, fascinating stories, travel hacks and other delicious tidbits each week with serial entrepreneur/business strategist, Roland Frasier.

Business Lunch Roland Frasier

    • Business
    • 4.9 • 333 Ratings

How much more successful would you be if you had lunch once a week with an insanely successful entrepreneur who shared their biggest secrets on how they think and achieve success? Well, now you can! Grab your seat at the table as successful entrepreneurs reveal their step-by-step strategies, fascinating stories, travel hacks and other delicious tidbits each week with serial entrepreneur/business strategist, Roland Frasier.

    Elon Musk's Twitter Takeover: Good Or Bad?

    Elon Musk's Twitter Takeover: Good Or Bad?

    In today's episode, the hosts discuss Elon Musk and the recent Twitter acquisition. They talk about how Musk is being incredibly transparent about the situation and how he is handling it. They also discuss how some people may not be able to sympathize with him because he is still employed and has a lot of money. However, they argue that if you are in a position of power, you have to make difficult decisions and sometimes people will get hurt.
    IN THIS EPISODE, YOU'LL LEARN:
    00:02:07 Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey Buys Twitter For $44 Billion
    00:04:10 Twitter CEO Lays Off Employees In Bloated Business Decision
    00:05:06 Is They Try To Figure Out How To Cut: The Dilemma Of Minimum Amounts
    00:06:18 Job Cuts Aren't Show Business: Jeff Bezos Gets Real About Business Strategy
    00:07:16 $4 Million A Day Is A Lot To Burn: Company Makes Tough Decision To Lay Off Employees
    00:10:09 This Person's Difficult Decisions Led To People Getting Hurt
    00:11:40 The Thing That I Liked About All Three Of Those Situations Is That There's Lots Of People That Are Going To
    00:13:53 Making A Decision, And I Called It Kindness. Really, It Was Cowardice.
    00:14:42 The Dilemma Of The CEO: To Serve Shareholders Or Do What's Right?

    LINKS AND RESOURCES MENTIONED IN THIS EPISODE:
    Ask Roland and Ryan a question HERE.

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    Mentioned in this episode:
    Get Roland's Training on Acquiring Businesses!
    Discover The EXACT Strategy Roland Has Used To Found, Acquire, Scale And Sell Over Two Dozen Businesses With Sales Ranging From $3 Million To Just Under $4 Billion!

    EPIC Training

    • 20 min
    5 Steps to Acquiring Businesses for $0 Out of Pocket

    5 Steps to Acquiring Businesses for $0 Out of Pocket

    How do you start acquiring businesses with no money out of pocket?
    On today's episode, host Roland Frasier explains how you can position yourself as an investor and attract more lucrative deals. A vast majority of us want to become wealthy. Some people take the frugal path and choose to save more; others go all out and invest in high-return investments. However, Roland believes if you want to create wealth super fast, you need to buy assets that are worth more than what you have to pay - or better yet, with no money out of pocket.

    Listen in to hear fool-proof strategies to help you acquire already successful businesses in a world full of motivated sellers. 

    IN THIS EPISODE, YOU'LL LEARN:
    Understanding deal life cyclesHow to acquire companies with no money out of pocketWorking in vs. working on your businessWhat is consulting for equity?The magic of the special purpose vehicle (SPV)How to monetize your consulting for equity dealsDifference between owner-operated and professionally managed businessesBenefits of buying companies from motivated sellers

    LINKS AND RESOURCES MENTIONED IN THIS EPISODE:
    Ask Roland and Ryan a question HERE.

    OUR PARTNERS:
    7 Steps to Scalable workbookGet a free proposal from Conversion FanaticsGet 3% cash back on your ad spend with AdCardGet my book, Zero Down, FREE

    Thanks so much for joining us this week. Want to subscribe to Business Lunch? Have some feedback you'd like to share? Connect with us on iTunes and leave us a review!
    Mentioned in this episode:
    Get Roland's Training on Acquiring Businesses!
    Discover The EXACT Strategy Roland Has Used To Found, Acquire, Scale And Sell Over Two Dozen Businesses With Sales Ranging From $3 Million To Just Under $4 Billion!

    EPIC Training

    • 24 min
    The Opportunity in Acquiring Established Businesses

    The Opportunity in Acquiring Established Businesses

    Should you start your own business or buy an existing one? 
    On today's episode, host Roland Frasier explains why buying an already successful business might make more sense than building one from scratch. There are over 30 million small to medium-sized businesses in the US, about 25 million in Europe, and 3 million in Canada and Australia. The interesting thing about these stats is that, at any given time, about 4.3 million of these businesses are put up for sale, but only 720,000 will actually sell. And with more and more baby boomers retiring, opportunities to buy already successful businesses will keep popping up. 

    Listen in to hear Roland explain why now is the best time to start acquiring already successful businesses and get in on deals worldwide with no money out of pocket.

    IN THIS EPISODE, YOU'LL LEARN:
    Buying versus starting your own business How to become an EPIC investor?Why you need to stop trading dollars for hoursUnderstanding the EPIC journeyWhat are leveraged buyouts?Roland's proven system for growthThe three crises creating unprecedented growthWhy the industry is flooded with motivated sellers

    LINKS AND RESOURCES MENTIONED IN THIS EPISODE:
    Ask Roland and Ryan a question HERE.

    OUR PARTNERS:
    7 Steps to Scalable workbookGet a free proposal from Conversion FanaticsGet 3% cash back on your ad spend with AdCardGet my book, Zero Down, FREE

    Thanks so much for joining us this week. Want to subscribe to Business Lunch? Have some feedback you'd like to share? Connect with us on iTunes and leave us a review!
    Mentioned in this episode:
    Get Roland's Training on Acquiring Businesses!
    Discover The EXACT Strategy Roland Has Used To Found, Acquire, Scale And Sell Over Two Dozen Businesses With Sales Ranging From $3 Million To Just Under $4 Billion!

    EPIC Training

    • 33 min
    Tax and Deal Structure Q&A

    Tax and Deal Structure Q&A

    Should you build your company around a corporate strategy? What about the risk of double taxation?
    On today's episode, host Roland Frasier breaks down some important tax considerations when consulting for equity or buying and selling a business. Although there are a lot of strategies you can implement to reduce your overall tax burden, there's always the risk of double taxation. A lot of entrepreneurs find it unfair to pay taxes twice on the same income. Fortunately, there's something you can do about it. One way is to stop paying dividends and put the extra earnings into a Roth IRA.

    Tune in to learn how taxes play into the buying and selling of businesses and how you can minimize those taxes while still maintaining some liquidity to fund future spending

    IN THIS EPISODE, YOU'LL LEARN:
    Tax considerations when buying a companyHow to position and structure your company for an exitDouble taxation and how it worksHow to justify your input when consulting for equityComplex companies repulse willing buyersBenefits of creating a subsidiary under a corporationHow to start conversations that lead to equity deals

    LINKS AND RESOURCES MENTIONED IN THIS EPISODE:
    Ask Roland and Ryan a question HERE.

    OUR PARTNERS:
    7 Steps to Scalable workbookGet a free proposal from Conversion FanaticsGet 3% cash back on your ad spend with AdCardGet my book, Zero Down, FREE

    Thanks so much for joining us this week. Want to subscribe to Business Lunch? Have some feedback you'd like to share? Connect with us on iTunes and leave us a review!
    Mentioned in this episode:
    Get Roland's Training on Acquiring Businesses!
    Discover The EXACT Strategy Roland Has Used To Found, Acquire, Scale And Sell Over Two Dozen Businesses With Sales Ranging From $3 Million To Just Under $4 Billion!

    EPIC Training

    • 24 min
    How to Only Do the Deals You Love with Trevor Jenson

    How to Only Do the Deals You Love with Trevor Jenson

    Want to start consulting for equity? Would it make sense to be a general consultant advising everyone about everything?
    On today's episode, host Roland Frasier talks to Trevor Jenson, a deal junkie with a reputation for being able to raise money and close deals. Trevor shares how he was able to buy a company without money out of pocket and how consulting for equity allowed him to cross paths with Dwight Freeney and Michael Jordan. 
    If you want to be successful when consulting for equity, you must pick a niche. After consulting for 200 companies in just under a year and a half, Trevor's consulting company still failed to take off. Why? Because they consulted for all types of businesses. You can't be an expert at everything. And soon enough, clients will see past your lack of depth in a particular area of expertise.   

    IN THIS EPISODE, YOU'LL LEARN:
    How to buy companies with no money out of pocketWhy you should consider investing in the eSports spaceThe power of consulting for equityYou need different mentors at different levels of growthNiche: Required or unnecessary when consulting for equity?First step to raising money through a fundTesting the viability of your idea using data

    LINKS AND RESOURCES MENTIONED IN THIS EPISODE:
    Jonathan's LinkedInAsk Roland and Ryan a question HERE.

    OUR PARTNERS:
    7 Steps to Scalable workbookGet a free proposal from Conversion FanaticsGet 3% cash back on your ad spend with AdCardGet my book, Zero Down, FREE

    Thanks so much for joining us this week. Want to subscribe to Business Lunch? Have some feedback you'd like to share? Connect with us on iTunes and leave us a review!
    Mentioned in this episode:
    Get Roland's Training on Acquiring Businesses!
    Discover The EXACT Strategy Roland Has Used To Found, Acquire, Scale And Sell Over Two Dozen Businesses With Sales Ranging From $3 Million To Just Under $4 Billion!

    EPIC Training
    Build Your CEO Dashboard!
    Get one report every week of the key metrics you need to know with the CEO Dashboard!
    CEO Dashboard

    • 26 min
    Consulting for Equity AMA with Jonathan Cronstedt

    Consulting for Equity AMA with Jonathan Cronstedt

    We all know that consulting for equity works. But did you know it's possible to consult for equity in significantly higher-valued companies? 
    On today's episode, Roland Frasier and Jonathan Cronstedt continue their discussion on why consulting for equity is by far the fastest way any consultant, coach, or industry expert can grow their wealth. They answer audience questions on how to transition from consulting for cash to consulting for equity and some red flags you should never ignore when structuring an equity deal. 

    Tune in to learn how to build the confidence to charge whatever you feel is right as long as you know the value you bring to the table. As a rule of thumb, if the business owner is not excited about having both your interests aligned through equity, it's probably the wrong deal, or your contribution is not that important. 

    IN THIS EPISODE, YOU'LL LEARN:
    Consulting for Equity (CFE)How to navigate your first CFE dealWays to uncover what you're good atDiscovery questions to help uncover customer painsHow to price and package your consulting servicesRed flags to look out for in potential clientsHow to prepare in advance for a consult meetingGet past the fear of asking for equity

    LINKS AND RESOURCES MENTIONED IN THIS EPISODE:
    Jonathan's LinkedInAsk Roland and Ryan a question HERE.

    OUR PARTNERS:
    7 Steps to Scalable workbookGet a free proposal from Conversion FanaticsGet 3% cash back on your ad spend with AdCardGet my book, Zero Down, FREE

    Thanks so much for joining us this week. Want to subscribe to Business Lunch? Have some feedback you'd like to share? Connect with us on iTunes and leave us a review!
    Mentioned in this episode:
    Build Your CEO Dashboard!
    Get one report every week of the key metrics you need to know with the CEO Dashboard!
    CEO Dashboard
    Get Roland's Training on Acquiring Businesses!
    Discover The EXACT Strategy Roland Has Used To Found, Acquire, Scale And Sell Over Two Dozen Businesses With Sales Ranging From $3 Million To Just Under $4 Billion!

    EPIC Training

    • 51 min

Customer Reviews

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333 Ratings

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