“If you’re going to start a business, know how you’re going to get out of that business. Whether it’s 5 years, 10 years, 20 years – what’s your endgame? What do you want to get from this business before you get out of this business? And how do you see the possibility of getting out of it?”
In this episode, Tom Hine speaks with Teresa Benning, the owner of Benning Small Business Advisors in Salem, Massachusetts, who also went through Tom’s acquisition process. They discuss the importance of having a clear plan, her surprise at how comfortable she was with the process after her initial anxiety, and the importance of knowing what you want to get out of your business and when you want to leave.
Benning Small Business Advisors: https://benningsmallbusinessadvisors.com/
Connect with Tom: https://www.linkedin.com/in/hinetom/
Securities and advisory services offered through Commonwealth Financial Network, Member FINRA/SIPC, a Registered Investment Adviser. Fixed insurance products and services offered through Capital Wealth Management, LLC or CES Insurance Agency.
What is SuccessionFit Podcast?
In the SuccessionFit podcast, financial advisor and 4th degree black belt Tom Hine, CFP®, CFS, MBA, explores the world of succession and continuity planning through the lens of health, wellness, and eastern philosophy. This podcast is for advisors and small business owners moving on to the next stage of their business careers, whether that is exit planning or growth strategies. Drawing on his experience of buying seven wealth management firms and doing due diligence on more than a hundred others, Tom aims to help owners maximize and monetize their life’s work by showing them how to prepare their company for sale or merger, and the importance of protecting their health, as well as their wealth.
Guest or topic suggestions: www.capitalwm.com/successionfit-podcast
Contact Tom: https://www.linkedin.com/in/hinetom/
Securities and advisory services offered through Commonwealth Financial Network, Member FINRA/SIPC, a Registered Investment Adviser. Fixed insurance products and services offered through CES Insurance Agency.