Tom Poland Talks About Lessons Learned After Selling Four Companies

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Tom is a 58 year old serial entrepreneur who started his first business at age 24 and has gone on to start and sell four others, taking two of them international. In that time he’s managed teams of over 100 people and annual revenue of more than 20 million.

Since 1995 Tom has dedicated himself to helping business owners to live a fulfilling personal and professional life while adding value to their clients and their own businesses. At last count Tom’s process has helped over 2,000 business owners across 193 different industries and 4 continents to develop and grow their businesses. Many have gone on to add millions to their earnings – and he has their glowing testimonials on his website to show for it.

Tom’s work has been published in 27 countries and he’s shared international speaking platforms with the likes of Michael Gerber of E-Myth fame, Richard Koch from the 80-20 Principle, Brian Tracy, and many others.

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Life After Selling

Tom and I talked about how he planned the sale of each of his four companies, how he manages work/life balance, and why he so enjoys being a digital entrepreneur.

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Butch Bellah Talks About Lessons Learned After Selling His Company

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Butch Bellah is the owner of Dallas-based B2 Training & Development where he works with salespeople and organizations to gain more appointments, win more business, and retain more customers.

He started his career at 21 and at 35, he and a business partner acquired controlling interest in the company he’d helped build from a $35 million local business to one of the largest wholesale food distributors in the nation, with annual sales almost a quarter-billion dollars.

In addition to his 10 year stint as a stand up comedian, Butch has written two books:

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Life After Selling

Butch and I talked about some of the challenges he experienced after selling his company. Much to his surprise, it wasn’t all “beaches and margaritas” as many expect. Listen to this episode to discover how Butch has reinvented himself as a digi-preneur.

If you liked this episode, you might also enjoy: Tom Poland Talks About Lessons Learned After Selling Four Companies

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Aaron Walker talks about how life can go wrong after selling your company

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Businessman and Life Coach Aaron T. Walker has inspired many through his leadership, mentorship, and consistent pursuit of excellence. He enjoys helping others and believes experience is a great teacher. 35 years of entrepreneurship and marriage have given Aaron a wealth of experience. Aaron sold his first business to a Fortune 500 company at 27 years old and continues to reach new heights and broaden his perspective of the terrain by examining his experiences and growing from them.

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Life After Selling

  • Aaron and I talked today about what happened after he sold his company at age 27. Contrary to what you might think, life wasn’t all roses for a guy who’d already made enough money to never have to work again. Something was missing. Listen to the episode to learn what went wrong, what he learned, and how Aaron has gone on to leverage his skills and expertise in a way that has created more prosperity and happiness than ever before.

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BI 180: The Bright Ideas Podcast is Back!

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In this episode, I share with you why I put the podcast on hiatus for almost a year, what I learned while I was off the air, how our agency won its largest contract ever, and what is in store for the future of the show.

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