Series: Financial Acumen

Episode 54: Selling a Business: Simple and Even Competitive Businesses That Led to Multiple Exits with Seth Farbman

When it comes to starting and growing businesses, Seth Farbman has been “flying by the seat of his pants” for years. He has built his career designing, building, and selling companies in the completely unsexy (but incredibly necessary) world of corporate services. Today, Seth and I discuss how he got into this industry, the sale…

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Episode 53: Understanding How to Think About Selling or Buying a Business with Michelle Seiler-Tucker

Start with the end in mind. While Stephen Covey coined this phrase, my guest Michelle Seiler-Tucker has made it a focal point for her businesses and those for which she consults. Whether you’re new to business ownership or have owned one for a while, you need to think about an exit strategy. This is where…

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Episode 52: Investment Series: Understanding Multifamily Real Estate Investments

This is the first episode in what I’m calling my “Investment Series”. I’ll be discussing Multifamily Real Estate Investments using a deal I was involved in (now closed) as a case study. I’ll be explaining the structure of that deal and how it impacted the numbers and their optics. Today I hope to provide some…

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Episode 45: Relationships Beat Rules – Lessons of a Founder Turned Investor with Miles Lasater

Do you ever think about your business from an investor’s point of view? Today on the show, Miles Lasater, a founder turned investor, shares his insights when it comes to thinking about things from a founder’s perspective as well as from an investor’s perspective regardless of where you are in your business. As Founding Partner…

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Episode 38: Lessons from 2020 and 2021 Outlook

What does this “new normal” bring us? Today we are going to talk about everything 2020 has taught us. What businesses were saved by Covid in 2020. What effects the pandemic had on e-commerce, what we learned about investing and how to plan for your business in 2021. For many people, 2021 is going to…

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Episode 36: How you can leverage the Eighth wonder of the world

Today we are going to talk about what some people say Albert Einstein called the 8th wonder of the world. Compounding. Not just compound interest, but the benefit of compounding in your life, business and investing. He who understands it, earns it. He who does not, pays it. – Albert Einstein In this episode, we’ll…

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Episode 33: Successful Business Acquisition using Financing with Stephen Speer

Are you interested in growing your business? Have you considered buying a business? Most people know that you can buy a brick and mortar business, but a newer opportunity is growing your business by buying an e-commerce business. Today on the podcast, we are going to speak to Stephen Speer. Stephen is the CEO and…

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Episode 29: A Case Study and Business Model Breakdown

Today we are going to break down the peloton bike business model. We will analyze it to understand what’s working, but additional how we can apply this model to YOUR business – or bring more awareness around these concepts for future projects. Recently, I watched a documentary called, “The Social Dilemma”. Basically, the documentary is…

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Episode 27: Turning Left When All The Signs Said Stay Straight

Today on the show, I’m going to focus on a topic that ALL businesses struggle with and it doesn’t matter whether you are a product-based business, a service-based business, a digital marketing or solo-preneur business. Most businesses tend to have a product, solution or service that they are offering to a very specific type of…

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Episode 25: Want to Increase The Value of Your Business with One Simple Step?

“When you think about your business, whether you intend to sell it or not, I think you’ll agree that everyone wants their business to be more valuable.” – Aryeh Sheinbein But you also want to think about longevity, stability, and things of that nature. Today’s episode is a topic I’ve been meaning to bring on…

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