Life After Business
About This Show
Sell your business when you want, to who you want, for how much you want. Ryan Tansom’s goal is to bring you all the information he wishes he had when they sold their company. He will teach you to build the value of your business, set your timeline, and harvest your wealth during the sale so you can exit your business happy and transition into a life after with passion, purpose, and community.
Most Recent Episode
Deciding to Sell and What Comes Next - Interview with Mark Raderstorf
5 days ago
Mark Raderstorf is a Rehabilitation Psychologist by training and lifelong entrepreneur by choice. Mark was working at the University of Minnesota Medical School and decided to launch into private practice back in the 1980’s. He founded Behavioral Medical Interventions, Inc. (BMI), a disability management company and national provider of psychiatric and physical disability management services. For the next 15 years before selling the business, he helped people with injuries or disabilities in their emotional, psychological, or vocational adjustments. If you listen, you will learn: How important referral relationships and reputation are to a service business The impact key employees/shareholders have on the value of a company The importance of having a coach/consultant during a company sale How employees are the key asset in a service business sale Having a plan for the sale of your company and your life after business can relieve stress and help with the adjustment From Psychologist to Business Man Mark describes himself as a service-oriented individual. His passion for helping people was sparked by a traumatic event in his brother’s life. His older brother had a football related head injury and almost died from an aneurysm which dramatically changed the trajectory of his career. This experience was eye opening for Mark and he knew he wanted to help people in similar situations. Mark’s small private practice grew from Raderstorf and Associates to Behavioral Medical Interventions, Inc. when he was becoming too busy to handle the incoming business all on his own. He hired one person after another and the company continued to grow even through the financial downturn of 2009. The key to their success was a little bit of luck mixed with good relationships and reputation in the industry. Working on a Sale Mark took on more and more with the business which caused stress and worry. At the age of 50, he contemplated if he wanted to continue with the business for the rest of his life. He was spending more and more energy managing people and customers. He couldn’t “turn it off” at the end of the day and it was taking away from time with his wife and kids. “The business can just gobble you up if you let it. You gotta draw a line somewhere,” says Mark. Mark found himself spend