Ryan helped turn around their family business and then sell it for 8 figures to a local competitor in 2014. The growth and exit process was an unexpectedly difficult undertaking, but the lessons that were learned have proven to be invaluable.

He took his experience and co-founded Arkona where he created the Intentional Growth™ 5 Principles and Framework and hosts the popular Intentional Growth™podcast (250+ episodes and 360k+ downloads).

Ryan’s mission is to help entrepreneurs get clarity on how to grow the value of their business with the end in mind by shifting their mindset away from annual income to focusing on long-term value creation. This new mindset will help entrepreneurs create a strategic plan that gives them the freedom of choice to do what they want with the business long term. 

In this episode, Ryan shares some powerful insights from his experiences as an entrepreneur. First, be intentional with how you spend your time, resources, and money within your business. Second, Reinvest in your business. Don’t get caught in the trap of buying “stuff” make sure you are wisely investing in your business and yourself. Thirdly, have a big enough purpose in life that it isn’t completely wrapped up in your business. 

To connect with Ryan, please visit him on LinkedIn https://www.linkedin.com/in/ryan-tansom-4a440710/

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