JLDC 0077: Podcast – Starting and Selling Your Own Business

Wanting to build and sell your own business? In this podcast session we speak with Steven Fazakerley who started FYI Telco back in 2006 and which he just recently sold in early 2016.

Topics discussed during this podcast include;

  • The biggest mistakes you can make when starting a business
  • How to grow your business
  • How to sell your business

You can play this session of the podcast here:

Here’s a timeline of the topics discussed during the podcast:

0:00 – Introduction
0:40 – Steven Fazakerley biography
2:15 – How and why did you start your business?
5:00 – What did you expect would become of your business when you started?
5:45 – Did your business grow according to what you had planned or hoped?
7:15 – What important lessons did you learn as you built up your business?

8:45 – Were there any mistakes you made that you’d like to warn others about?
10:00 – When did you know it was the right time to begin hiring staff?
11:00 – Did you begin your business with the intention of selling it?
11:45 – How can you determine how much your business is worth?
14:15 – What advice would you give entrepreneurs that are just starting out?

 

Websites referenced during the podcast:
Steven Fazakerley on LinkedIn
FYI Telco
Telecom Corporate

This podcast is a recording of the live weekly conference calls held exclusively for John Lagoudakis dot com members.

These weekly conference calls are open to all topics related to business, marketing and even personal development.

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