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135: Optimizing Your Firm’s Growth/Capital Balance | Alan Rich, CEO, Chrome River

Alan Rich says the best advice he can give aspiring entrepreneurs is to write down their business ideas and quickly put them under the noses of target customers. "Would you buy it?" is the question Rich says Chrome River's co-founders began asking ten years ago triggering discussions that more fully exposed a software opportunity inside…
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112: Answering the Demand for On Demand Talent | Pete Butler, CEO MS Companies

MS Companies has created a way for more than 600 manufacturers, including 20 Fortune 500 companies, to instantly fill open jobs and reduce workforce costs by calculating exactly how many on-demand workers are needed to meet their demands. Join us when MS Companies founder and CEO Pete Butler explains how by matching manufacturers with the right…
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What Criteria Should Middle-Market Firms Use When Evaluating Payment Technologies? Bradley Matthews, U.S. Bank

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067: Turning Parking Lots into Fields of Green, Kirsten Dolan, COO, One Parking

Focused on maximizing the revenues of parking lots across the country, One Parking likes to say that it helps owners to recognize the revenue potential of their parking assets. Join us when Kirsten Dolan, COO, One Parking, explains how very often "parking assets" are an undernourished source of recurring revenue. Over the next 12 months, what…
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062: Growing Pains: Four CEOs Share Their Middle Market Pain Points

 
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060: Sinking Roots Beneath a Scalable Sun, Troy Helming, CEO, Pristine Sun

When Troy Helming created Pristine Sun in 2009, the renewable energy start-up began pursuing multiple paths to growth — an approach the firm soon modified after striking a rich vein of activity inside a fruitful niche market. Join us as Troy explains his firm's unique opportunity and the hardy capital investments that are required to…
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Tune Out This Election Dialog If You’re Looking to Sell in 2016

Election year for the corporate community can be defined by one word: limbo. This kind of environment can be restrictive for middle market companies considering an exit, as political uncertainty can make decisions more difficult on both the buy and sell sides of a transaction. But democracy reigns in America. This year, business owners can […]

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A Middle-Market CEO Reflects on the Many Challenges and Obstacles Growth Often Brings

Marcus Wagner, CEO of AcctTwo, Shares His Experience Growing a Middle Market Business and Serving Middle Market Clients Middle-Market Executive host and producer Jack Sweeney was kind enough to invite me to contribute a blog post to expand on some thoughts I recently shared as a guest on the Middle Market Thought Leader podcast. To give a little […]

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055: A Workforce Culture Without “The Haves” & “The Have Nots,” Jay Van Orden, CEO, Worldwide Supply

The loss of a prized employee frequently sounds the alarm inside middle-market firms, where properly boarding new hires can take many months. Join us when Jay Van Orden, CEO of Worldwide Supply, shares his middle-market mind-set and explains why each month the firm allots a percentage of its gross profits to employees. Over the next…
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049: Inside a World of Rentals, Peter Handal, CEO Smart Source

What’s it like being in the computer and audio visual rental business these days?  Join us when Peter Handal, CEO, Smart Source, explains how a national footprint and  a keen focus on logistics allows Smart Source to respond to the ebb-and-flow of demand for short- or medium-term technology rentals.
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