Behind The Numbers

Behind The Numbers

It's an axiom in business that "you can't manage what you can't measure." Business performance, business valuation - it's all managed by the numbers. While Dave has spent a great deal of time 'inside' the numbers, he has learned that the real stories and lessons-learned occur 'behind the numbers.' Join business valuation expert and best-selling author, Dave Bookbinder and his guests as they go Behind The Numbers to understand what matters most in business.

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May 18, 2022 24 min

Today’s guest is a recognized national authority in tax controversy and litigation.  He’s here today to help you avoid getting in trouble with the IRS.

Dave Bookbinder goes Behind The Numbers with Philip Karter, Managing Partner of the Philadelphia Office of law firm Chamberlain Hrdlicka.

In this episode, Phil shares insights on how to structure a transaction to avoid an IRS audit and what you can do if you are subject to an IRS au...

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Today’s guest is a CFO that has handled the finance function in both the corporate world and in academia. He’s here to share his observations from both lenses.

Dave Bookbinder goes Behind The Numbers with Roger Slagle, Vice President of Finance at Mars Hill University.

In this episode, Roger shares his perspective on the role of the finance function from the lens of the CFO and various lessons learned both in the role and along the...

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Today’s guest helps seasoned entrepreneurs get their freedom back.

Dave Bookbinder goes Behind The Numbers with Pete Mohr, Business Coach and host of the Simplifying Entrepreneurship Podcast.

In this episode, Pete shares the 5 P’s of business, which are the framework for his forthcoming book, and offers advice for how entrepreneurs can get out of working IN the business, and start working ON the business.

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With more than 40 years of practical leadership experience and a Ph.D. in Global Leadership & Entrepreneurship, Dr. Troy Hall’s passion is guiding leaders to retain talent by creating Cohesion Cultures™ where people have a sense of belonging, are valued, and share in mutual commitments.

Dave Bookbinder goes Behind The Numbers with Dr. Troy Hall, Talent Retention Expert and author of  Cohesion Culture: Proven Principles to Retai...

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April 25, 2022 26 min

Today’s guest says that you don’t have to hate Monday’s.  Tune in to learn how.

Dave Bookbinder goes Behind The Numbers with Josh Levine, Managing Partner, Corporate Culture Design for Technology and Social Enterprise and author of Great Mondays.

In this episode, Josh discusses the main components of corporate culture and why is should be a core business strategy. He also shares tips for how to retain top talent in a challenging ma...

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How can you win the War for Talent amid the Great Resignation?

Today’s guest is a recruiter who shares his experiences from both the lens of the companies he works with, and the candidates that he serves. He says that the “Great Resignation” is going to ultimately lead to the “Great Termination.”

Dave Bookbinder goes Behind The Numbers with Keith Kornfuehrer, Managing Partner, The Kornfuehrer Group

In this episode, Keith shares w...

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Today’s guest has been working with the private equity community for most of his career.  He’s here to share his insights about how business owners and entrepreneurs can thrive in a PE-backed company.

Dave Bookbinder goes Behind The Numbers with John Bova, Business Development Executive, Private Equity, at Amazon Web Services.

In this episode, John shares the keys to successful growth and value creation via private equity, and what...

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Today’s guest says that many entrepreneurs view their financial statements as nothing more than “a bunch of numbers.” That’s why he also says it’s important that they learn how to go behind the numbers.

Dave Bookbinder goes Behind The Numbers with Jim Downes, Founder of Blueprint CFO.

In this episode, Jim explains that when going behind the numbers, it’s important to do so with an eye toward the future. He shares the key metrics th...

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Today’s guest is an entrepreneur, an author, and host of a popular podcast. Today’s he’s sharing insights from all of these experiences.

Dave Bookbinder goes Behind The Numbers with Mike Malatesta, Entrepreneur Coach; author of Owner Shift - How Getting Selfish Got Me Unstuck; and host of the "How'd it Happen" podcast.

In this episode, Mike shares his entrepreneurial story and how that has led him to working with entr...

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Today’s guest is redefining the framework for wealth and how to achieve it. He is also an author and host of a popular podcast.

Dave Bookbinder goes Behind The Numbers with Caleb Guilliams, Founder and CEO of Better Wealth; author of The AND Asset; and host of the Better Wealth podcast.

In this episode, Caleb shares why your goals are the key to creating a wealth strategy and why YOU are your most valuable asset.  He also shares ...

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Small businesses have typically resorted to funding operations by using credit cards or another high interest vehicle. Today’s guest is changing the landscape with responsible lending for small businesses.

Dave Bookbinder goes Behind The Numbers with Eleni Janis, Managing Partner and Chief Investment Officer at Equivico.

In this episode, Eleni explains how ESG investing is impacting small business lending practices and how entrep...

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Today’s guest is a future of work expert, author and podcast host. She shares her insights on how to help people and the organizations they work for achieve meaningful fit in their pursuit of progress.

Dave Bookbinder goes Behind The Numbers with Connie Steele, Founder of Flywheel Associates and author of Building The Business Of You.

In this episode, Connie discusses the impact of the impending generational shift in leadership a...

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Today’s guest is a former CFO of Walt Disney Studios and Twentieth Century Fox where he focused on organizational design and effectiveness. He says that there is one key piece missing from organizational leadership.  Tune in to learn what that is.

Dave Bookbinder goes Behind The Numbers with Dean Hallett, President, Hallett Leadership and author of The Missing Piece.

In this episode, Dean discusses the common themes among high pe...

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Camera IQ is on a mission to “democratize the camera” to create a brand experience using augmented reality. Today’s guest explains how they’re doing that.

Dave Bookbinder goes Behind The Numbers with Allison Ferenci, Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer at Camera IQ.

In this episode, Allison helps us to understand augmented reality (“AR”) and shares examples of how brands are using AR to drive consumer engagement and sales grow...

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Today’s guest has something to share with leaders, aspiring leaders and job-seekers as well. It’s about avoiding those small mistakes that lead to big consequences.

Dave Bookbinder goes Behind The Numbers with Anne Baum, President, Lehigh Valley Reilly Children’s Hospital and author of Small Mistakes, BIG Consequences.

In this episode, Anne discusses the key things that leaders need to know to be more effective; the importance of...

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Is social media marketing important for growing your business?  Today’s guest has the answer to that question and more.

Dave Bookbinder goes Behind The Numbers with Gordon Van Wechel, President, The Alchemy Consulting Group.

In this episode, Gordon discusses the importance of your online reputation and how to get the most out of marketing technology. He also is offering the Behind The Numbers audience a free book by using this li...

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Today’s guest is building one of the fastest growing companies in the U.S. Tune in to learn how he did it.

Dave Bookbinder goes Behind The Numbers with Tyler Robertson, Chief Executive Officer at Diesel Laptops.

In this episode, Tyler discusses his entrepreneurial journey from a bootstrapped startup to a company with more than 200 employees. He offers insights for how to build a sustainable business; including lessons learned fro...

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Many of your behaviors are driven by subconscious limiting beliefs. Today’s guest tells us how to increase your confidence and success by eliminating those limiting beliefs.

Dave Bookbinder goes Behind The Numbers with Daniel Tolson, Founder and CEO of The Tolson Institue.

In this episode, Daniel shares his insights regarding practical strategies and techniques used by all successful businesses that thrive in tough markets. The k...

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Today’s guest says that most investments in innovation do not lead to value creation. Tune in to learn why.

Dave Bookbinder goes Behind The Numbers with Innovation Strategy Expert, Bruno Pesec.

In this episode, Bruno explains how to create value from corporate innovation and how to measure the impact of innovation on three levels: Strategic, Managerial and Tactical. Bruno also shares how to get buy-in for innovation projects and ...

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Today’s guest brings a deep resume of technical expertise, but he’s here today to discuss what matters most in business.

Dave Bookbinder goes Behind The Numbers with Bill Andreoni, Financial Services Industry Leader, Technical Accounting Consulting at RSM US LLP.

In this episode, Bill discusses the challenges and opportunities of building and maintaining relationships with colleagues and clients in the midst of a global pandemic....

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