Business Valuation

Bob Paden – Watching a train wreck happen – what do you do?

Bob Paden – Watching a train wreck happen – what do you do? Ed had the opportunity to visit with Bob Paden of The Growth Coach. Bob is one of those guys who Ed just constantly bumps into his clients, and the peripheral advisors have nothing but good things to say about Bob. Bob had…

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Bob Paden – Watching a train wreck happen – what do you do?

Where Do Market Multiples Come From?

Where Do Market Multiples Come From? Every quarter Business Valuation Resources releases it Value Index which outline the changes in market multiples. In this episode Ed talks with Adam Munson and Kenny Woo about the work BVR is doing and what they are seeing in the aggregate value of small businesses. When it comes to…

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Where Do Market Multiples Come From?

Rod Burkert – Who is the right appraiser for you?

Rod Burkert – Who is the right appraiser for you? On today’s show, Ed is delighted to visit with Rod Burkert. Rod is Ed’s long-time friend. They have known each other for at least 20 years. Rod has been in the valuation community for so long, and everyone coming up through the valuation ranks would…

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Rod Burkert – Who is the right appraiser for you?

Wendy Dickinson – Psychology of the M & A Process

Wendy Dickinson – Psychology of the M & A Process In this week’s episode, Ed had the opportunity to talk to Wendy Dickinson. Those people who are in the valuation and sale work like Ed, so much of the challenges that you face are emotional. Wendy’s practice, Ascend to Sell, hits this head-on. For those…

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Wendy Dickinson – Psychology of the M & A Process

Mike Michalowicz – Using Profit First to Increase Business Value

Mike Michalowicz – Using Profit First to Increase Business Value In the business world, it is common knowledge that Revenue less Expenses equals Profit. Ed had the opportunity to sit with Mike Michalowicz, author of Profit First. Mike explains a system of Profit First where Revenue less Profit equals Expenses. This system does not only…

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Mike Michalowicz – Using Profit First to Increase Business Value

John Nieuwenburg – Coaching a Business Owner to Increase the Value of the Business

John Nieuwenburg – Coaching a Business Owner to Increase the Value of the Business Do you sometimes think it’s about time you get a business coach? What are the tell-tale signs that you need a coach? And how will you know whether that coach is right for you? In this week’s episode, Ed and his…

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John Nieuwenburg – Coaching a Business Owner to Increase the Value of the Business

Josh Brown – What Makes a Franchise Valuable?

Josh Brown – What Makes a Franchise Valuable? In this week’s episode, Ed had the opportunity to interview his long term referral partner, Josh Brown. Josh is, in the world of franchising, a pool of knowledge. If you are a franchisee or franchisor or planning to become one, you will definitely benefit from this conversation…

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Josh Brown – What Makes a Franchise Valuable?

Dan Lacy – 30 Years of Improving Business Value

Podcast Title In this week’s episode, Ed chats with Dan Lacy about the importance of investing in people, identifying the endgame, planning the exit, and everything about maximizing business value. A lot of ground was covered in a fairly short amount of time, so enjoy this insightful conversation! Subscribe Apple | Google | Spotify |…

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Dan Lacy – 30 Years of Improving Business Value

Greg Stanley – Secrets of Value Growth with the Right Revenue

Greg Stanley – Secrets of Value Growth with the Right Revenue On today’s show, Ed talks with Greg Stanley, owner of Accelerant Consultants, on the sub-segments of revenue. Ed and Greg uncover tips to increase business value by sharing common value gaps, evaluation perspectives, thoughts on sales and marketing integration, and why business owners should…

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Greg Stanley – Secrets of Value Growth with the Right Revenue

ESOPs – Are They Right for Your Business?

ESOPs – Are They Right for Your Business? On today’s show, Ed connects with finance experts Andy and Mark to dig into all things ESOP. Many people want to offer stock options to their employees but don’t really understand the implications or process. Andy Manchir and Mark Flinchum of Indianapolis based CPA firm Katz, Sapper…

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ESOPs – Are They Right for Your Business?