Friday, October 7, 2022

Leadership in Business and Problems with Gross Margin

 


Leadership in Business and Problems with Gross Margin

New Livestream guest- Bill Ringle

I’m happy to have Bill Ringle join me on a live broadcast.

Bill has been working with tech companies and startups in all sectors for years helping them to solve leadership issues and to focus on what really counts… gross margin.

Tune in and as we’ll be discussing why gross margin is so important and how it gets eroded in most businesses and how to prevent this from happening.

This is a ‘must see event’ for anyone who is operating or will be operating a business.

Be sure to join live so that you can ask questions, replay will be available.

Set yourself a reminder on YouTube here: https://youtu.be/oo3uoXerap0 

We’ll be going live Friday, October 7, 12:00 Noon Eastern Time

See you there!

David C Barnett


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Wednesday, October 5, 2022

How do you decide what business is right for you


Matthew asks how to decide what business is right for you.

There are two ways:

  1. Extrapolate from self-analysis.
  2. The thesis method.

Let me summarize both and tell you what I think are some key factors to keep yourself from being caught up in ‘shiny object purgatory.’

Learn more about the two methods of industry identification here: https://youtu.be/p1UbedYYnAM  

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Wednesday, September 28, 2022

Advice to young business lawyers

 


Courtney wants to know how she can be the best business lawyer she can and win more work from dealmakers like you. My advice…

Design her practice like a restaurant.

Be transparent.

Build a risk matrix to maximize communication with clients.

Really, they’re mostly tricks from my small business systems program.

Learn more here as well as my warnings about WHAT NOT TO DO: https://youtu.be/iCvpMlaLF2I 

Learn how to create better systems and an operating manual in any small business in only a few easy steps at https://www.EasySmallBizSystems.com 

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Friday, September 23, 2022

Live- Buy a Business and Put someone else in charge!

 



Buy a Business and Put someone else in charge!

New Livestream guest-> Palmer Higgins from Chenmark

I’m happy to have Palmer join me on a live broadcast.

Palmer and his partners have built up a holding company with multiple small business operating units in two countries from their home base in Portland, ME.

Tune in and as we’ll be discussing how they buy businesses and put someone else in charge of running them.

This is one of the biggest topics I’m asked about all the time and we’ll get to hear some of the challenges and the reality of what it’s like to oversee someone else who runs your business.

This is a ‘must see event’ for anyone trying to step back from being the leader in an operating business or who plans to build their own ‘Baby Berkshire’ one day.

Be sure to join live so that you can ask questions, replay will be available.

Set yourself a reminder on YouTube here: https://youtu.be/hjEGRVK87lQ 

We’ll be going live Now September 23, Friday at 10:30 A.M EST

See you there!

David C Barnett


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Wednesday, September 21, 2022

Business Purchase Loan Pre Approvals

 


This week a YouTube viewer wants to know if he can save time by getting pre-approved for a business purchase loan. Let’s see…

What does the underwriting process require?

What are the ‘deal killers’ of a business purchase loan?

What is totally within your power to do before you go out and try and buy a business?

Learn more here: https://youtu.be/w_Ol9BLpFbs 

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Monday, September 19, 2022

Live - Can you really build a successful business by ignoring the majority of the market?

 


Can you really build a successful business by ignoring the majority of the market?

New Livestream guest-> Chris Mosier & Scott Freerksen of Lakefront Living Realty.

I’m happy to have these two guests join me on a live broadcast.

Scott and Chris have built a new franchise model in the real estate industry that exists to sell one thing only- lakefront property.

They ignore everything else.

We’re going to discuss how they came across the concept, why they believed in it and how it’s going.

We’re also going to learn about their journey as franchisors and what they’ve learned along the way building a business opportunity for others.

This is a ‘must see event’ for anyone interested in real estate, focusing on small niches in their industry or who one day dream to be a franchisor as well.

Be sure to join live so that you can ask questions, replay will be available.

Set yourself a reminder on YouTube here: https://youtu.be/v_E1lLoNzMw 

We’ll be going live now Monday, September 19th at 5pm Eastern Time.

See you there!

David C Barnett


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Wednesday, September 14, 2022

Net Income vs SDE

 


This week, Tian wants to know about why SDE is so different from Net-Income. Is he being lied to? 

Why is SDE used in the business sales world?

What if someone is cheating on their taxes?

How do they tell you without telling you?

Enter the world of the murky add-back and how you protect yourself.

Learn more here: https://youtu.be/7q_jBnaV7LY 

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