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Feb 15, 2022

Nick Bradley is a world-renowned business growth expert, who works with entrepreneurs, business leaders, and investors, building high-value companies. Over the last decade, he has built, bought and sold 24 businesses with a combined valuation of $5.2 billion dollars. Nick also works with Private Equity and Venture Capital firms across the UK and the US, leading business turnarounds, mergers, acquisitions, and scale-ups. He is also the co-founder of The Fielding Group, a growth consultancy that helps companies improve business performance. His mission is to help create business empires with impact, bringing entrepreneurial skills and mindset to people all over the world as a driving force of progression and prosperity.

In this episode, Nick breaks down how to build companies with valuation in mind, and prepare for an acquisition. You may be surprised to find out that your business might not be worth anything to a buyer, and Nick will reveal what buyers actually look for. He also dives into how you can scale your business, and why growth and scaling are not the same thing.

Key highlights:

  • How to appeal to buyers and prepare for acquisition
  • Your business may not be worth anything (99% of business aren’t worth anything to a buyer)
  • Nick’s beginning into entrepreneurship - from corporate to entrepreneur
  • Some of the myths of having a business that people believe
  • What buyers look for and why they buy
  • What Nick looks for as an investor
  • Why you need to get to the point of firing yourself
  • "The Great Resignation"
  • The difference between growth and scale
  • Where people fail at scaling
  • The process of acquisition/exit

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