It's great if you can pick when you hand over the reins, but what if that time picks you?
“Does your company consistently meet or beat the targets you set?"
“Do you have the right team rowing in the right direction?"
“Is there something going on in your market or company that threatens your growth?
"Are you considering transitioning the leadership of the company?"
“Is there a clearly articulated long-term strategy?"
We specialize in guiding Family-owned businesses with 50-500 employees to become Succession ready.
Building Your Personal Brand
Kathleen Crandall is an expert on personal branding, an engaging keynote speaker and workshop facilitator, a speaker coach and message development expert, and the Founder of Know My Impact. She is known for helping people understand, elevate, and leverage the impact of their image, their words, and the experience of knowing them or working with them. In today’s episode, Todd talks to Kathy about how you can get the right people to find you for the right reasons and the right places.
What You Need to Know About Small Business Loans
Lisa Forrest is the Co-Director of Sponsored and Search Fund Lending at Live Oak Bank. Business loans are a hot topic right now. Many business owners are thinking about leveraging debt to grow or acquire a business, but is this option right for you? In this episode, Lisa shares what you need to know about these two types of loans and when it makes sense for you to take leverage out based on your situation.
Get Yourself on the Center Stage
Sean Tyler Foley is a trained Safety Trainer and Auditor. Through his teachings and his 30+ years of experience as an actor, he learned how to package information in an engaging way. Today, he is the author of The Power to Speak Naked, and a keynote speaker. In this episode, Tyler breaks down what it takes to present your ideas on a public stage and shares effective communication strategies you can use today in your business.
Metronomics: One United System to Grow Up Your Team, Company, and Life
Shannon Byrne Susko has over 20+ years experience building and leading high-growth technology companies in the financial services industry. She co-founded, served as CEO, and led the sale of the two companies less than six years apart, and she is the creator of the 3HAG. In this week’s episode, Shannon talks about her latest book, Metronomics. Her custom system that helps teams scale and grow.
The Art and Science Behind Being a Business Broker and Buying an Established Business
John Martinka, also known as the Escape Artist, helps business owners exit with style, grace, and more money. He is also the author of, Getting the Deal Done. As a business broker, he helps his clients find the best business deals that fit within their expertise. In this week’s episode, John talks about his process and what he looks for in a business that he wishes to acquire.
Leverage The Power of The Board
In this week’s episode, we have a repeat guest, Mike Smerklo! He is the Co-founder and Managing Director of Next Coast Ventures and the author of the book, Mr. Monkey and Me, a survival guide for entrepreneurs and a must-read! Mike is back to talk about boards and how a young entrepreneur or a recently appointed CEO can take full advantage of the extensive experience at their fingertips.
Some great topics
I subscribe and listen to about 2/3 of the shows as the topics bounce around.