Mar 2, 2021
John Warrillow is an entrepreneur, best-selling author, and President of The Value Builder System, a solutions platform that helps small business owners boost their company's value. Their platform incorporates various tools to measure, analyze, and interpret data to help improve business value by as much as 71%. He is the man behind the bestselling books Built to Sell: Creating a Business That Can Thrive Without You and The Art of Selling Your Business: Winning Strategies & Secret Hacks for Exiting on Top. John is also the host of the Built to Sell Radio, a weekly podcast for entrepreneurs who want to sell their business.
John joins us to share how his entrepreneurial drive started as a kid selling drinks in school. He discusses some of the motivators that ultimately led him down the path of entrepreneurship. He explains why he wrote books focused heavily on selling businesses and why they both virtually revolved around the concept of recurring revenue. He describes some of the reasons why this year is the best time to sell a business, especially if that business was running throughout 2020 and discusses why he believes new entrepreneurs should chase partnerships over sole ownership. John also explains why trying to sell your business at the very top is a double-edged sword and shares a real-life story of what happens when it goes wrong.
"The best time to sell is when somebody’s buying.” - John Warrillow
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