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Navigating the Terrain Of Business Transitions with Elizabeth Ledoux
Episode 54517th April 2024 • Scaling Up Business with Bill Gallagher • Bill Gallagher
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As an entrepreneur, have you given much thought to your exit plan? Are you not only capturing wealth but also putting the right things in place to preserve your legacy? 

In this episode, Elizabeth Ledoux shares her wealth of knowledge on business transitions. With over three decades of experience, Elizabeth helps entrepreneurs start their business transition journey. 

Elizabeth Ledoux is the founder and CEO of the Transition Strategists, an international consultancy that helps owners of private and family businesses to maximize the odds of successful business transitions. 


Key topics that Bill and Elizabeth explore in this episode: 


- Exit strategies for business owners.


- Why some entrepreneurs prioritize revenue or valuation over exit planning and impact, but may struggle with purpose and fulfillment in their businesses.


- Family business ownership and passing on a legacy to the next generation.


- The importance of starting with the "why, who, what, and when" during conflict resolution, rather than jumping to "how much" or "how."


- Fairly distributing profits among multiple investors.


- How business owners can identify their objectives and create a strategy for their exit. 


- The importance of purpose and fulfillment in life, rather than just wealth or time.


- Encouraging entrepreneurs to consider their personal values and goals in their business decisions, including philanthropy and family legacy.


- Why starting planning your business transition early will provide you with more choices and reduce stress.


Thanks to Elizabeth Ledoux for being on the show! 


Connect with Elizabeth on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/elizabethledoux/ 


Learn more about The Transition Strategists: https://transitionstrategists.com/ 


Bill Gallagher, Scaling Coach and host of the Scaling Up Business podcast, is an international business coach who works with C-Suite leaders to achieve breakthrough growth. 


Join Bill in the Growth Navigator Coaching Program: https://ScalingCoach.com/workshop 


Bill on LinkedIn: https://www.LinkedIn.com/in/BillGall/


Bill on YouTube: https://www.YouTube.com/@BillGallagherScalingCoach 


Visit https://ScalingUp.com/ to learn more about Verne Harnish, our team of Scaling Up Coaches, and the Scaling Up Performance Platform, which includes coaching, learning, software, and summit. We share how the fastest-growing companies succeed where so many others fail. We help leadership teams with the biggest decisions around people, strategy, execution, and cash so that they can scale up successfully and beat the odds of business growth. 

 

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This episode was produced by Story On Media & Marketing: https://www.successwithstories.com 

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