Strategic Growth Council

Strategic Growth Council

The show is intended to serve as an informational resource for acquirers of businesses, sellers of businesses, and those committed to intentional, strategic growth. The business is called Strategic Growth Council. If we break these words down, strategic connotes being “intentional and disciplined and focused and structured.” Growth is about “self discovery and improvement, but also business growth in term of revenue improvement.” Council is about a circle of wise elders providing advice and counsel – for one another. This show is part of the Spreaker Prime Network, if you are interested in advertising on this podcast, contact us at


September 29, 2022 30 mins
Before acquiring a business, professionals must first do some background study on the business entity. Risk assessment is one way to learn about a business, to see what potential risks exist and how susceptible the business is to them. The term "Key Person risk" tops the list of risk assessments. This key individual is someone whose presence is absolutely necessary to the business.

Cindy Fields, the CEO, and founder of Loyalty Allia...
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Branding for a company is more crucial than you would realize. Your brand is not only the logos and colors that you see but it is also the personality of your brand. Some businesses are struggling in building their brands. One of the struggles is how to communicate and establish their values in front of their customers. In this episode, Chris Faust, founder, and CEO of Fastlane, an independent, full-service branding, marketing, and...
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It takes timing, preparation, and strategy to sell a firm. These are all a part of the procedure, which, depending on the size of your organization, may occasionally be difficult. To get you the finest outcomes and uphold the reputation of the company you've built most in your life, there are services out there that may offer you consultations and even coaching. In today's episode, Kit invited Phil Curatilo, founder of Alinea Growt...
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It takes a lot of effort and time to plan an exit strategy for your company, especially if you don't know much about it. It is best to hire an experienced expert to complete these tasks. In this episode, Kit invited Caroline Young, the CEO and founder of Craftsbury Consulting, a business consultancy that provides assistance with exit planning, preparedness, and executive coaching. Caroline discusses her personal experiences as wel...
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Having to join Peer advisory groups is one of the best recommendations you get as these groups provide unique insights and support for your business growth. Additionally, it can assist you in developing your leadership abilities because some of your peers are expert leaders in their respective fields and will impart knowledge and insight to you that isn't found in business books.

In this episode, Kit welcomes Todd Russell, a partner...
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June 3, 2022 43 mins
Many firms focus on issues that affect them right now, such as marketing, HR, sales, cash flow, and so on. Having or formulating an exit strategy for them is unrealistic since they do not expect to sell their company anytime soon. However, you cannot avoid departing your business, and research found that over 70% of businesses had no exit strategy at all. Having an exit strategy plan as soon as necessary can benefit you and your bu...
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Finding and hiring the right people is an important aspect of a company's growth, and it has a direct influence on future success. A company's development and output will undoubtedly suffer without the right people. Without addressing these concerns, a company can't stay afloat in this competitive market.

In today's podcast, Kit invited Debra Young of Sheer Velocity, a global retained executive search firm focusing on the lower midd...
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Value creation is the foundation of business. It is what sets you apart from the competition, secures long-term customers, and provides your brand and solution a distinct meaning. Your unique product will be considered as just another commodity by your target market until you build value for it. In order to create value for your product, you must first understand what value means to your target market. What are their needs and want...
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May 13, 2022 33 mins
Unlike other components of diligence, market due diligence does not base its findings on information given by the corporation. Market due diligence, on the other hand, entails acquiring information from industry experts, rivals, consumers, and, in certain cases, suppliers and other third-party market participants.

Chris Longiaru and David Hoad, Acclaro Growth Partners specialists in market due diligence, join us in this podcast to d...
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April 29, 2022 27 mins
Planning or managing your wealth is a fantastic investment not only for yourself but also for your business, and there are wealth management services that will help you manage your wealth with high value and establish a trust-based relationship.

In this episode, we meet Richard Jollon, a wealth manager at Morgan Stanley. In the episode, he discusses the distinction between a stock brokerage firm and a wealth management firm, as well...
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April 8, 2022 33 mins
It is not simple to grow your business in order to achieve long-term goals. It requires a more thorough grasp of your company's mission, values, strengths, weaknesses, and limits. Something which not every owner is aware of. In this podcast, we are joined by two experts, George Sandmann, founder of Growth Drive and CEO of Core Value Software, and Andrew Weavill, Director of Ten XGrowth and an accomplished business coach and perform...
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The National Center for the Middle Market is the country's main research organization committed to gaining a better knowledge of the "mighty middle" and offering resources to assist it flourish. In this episode, We are joined by Doug Farren, managing director, National Center for the Middle Market and discuss the benefits of the existence of the said Center and insights on the Middle Market.

Key Takeaways
-Life Background of Doug Far...
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A meaningful growth strategy is more than simply a marketing strategy; it's an important cog in your company's machine, and most organizations use Growth Strategy Consultants to assist them achieve it. They help businesses achieve long-term success by implementing a well-thought-out and well-executed company growth strategy.

In this podcast, Kit is joined by John Ziegler and Russ Chapman and they discuss sell side market studies an...
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February 24, 2022 1 min
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