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Better Business Brief

by Brody Vinson

I'm the founder of Scale for Sale, a consulting practice that works with businesses who are building to sell. We help them scale their profit until they grow to their desired size. I am building Scale for Sale to sell it for millions and we are helping others do the same. Subscribe for weekly takeaways from this process.

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How to Build a Dealmaking Network Hey dealmakers, Welcome to the Better Business Brief, where I share takeaways from: running a business I’m building to sell for millions my consulting with business owners building to sell for millions tips and tricks you can use to do the same Over the last year, I’ve spent a lot of time and energy curating an intentional network around my consulting practice. This is because naturally, there will be things I’m not great at and also things I don’t know much...

5 days ago • 5 min read

A Tale of 2 Landscapers Hey friends, Welcome to the Better Business Brief, where I share takeaways from: running a business I’m building to sell for millions my consulting with business owners building to sell for millions tips and tricks you can use to do the same I’ve given a few talks over the last year, and realized that there’s this little trick I use in my talks that people seem to really resonate with. I create this story of two entrepreneurs who set out on a similar path, go about it...

12 days ago • 3 min read

Lessons from a Screenless Weekend Hey friends, Welcome to the Better Business Brief, where I share takeaways from: running a business I’m building to sell for millions my consulting with business owners building to sell for millions tips and tricks you can use to do the same It’s been a great reset week. I spent the weekend doing no screen time - a digital detox. I got a lot of reading done, and got a lot of great thinking done. Today, I figured I’d share some of what I’ve been learning and...

19 days ago • 4 min read

10 Commandments of a Deal Hey friend, Welcome to the Better Business Brief, where I share takeaways from: running a business I’m building to sell for millions my consulting with business owners building to sell for millions tips and tricks you can use to do the same I have been on a quest to buy an established, cash-flowing business. Along the way, I have learned many, many things. I’ve been talking to people who have bought many businesses, people who work in the space of helping others buy...

26 days ago • 5 min read

Takeaways from Time with Friends Hey there, Welcome to the Better Business Brief, where I share takeaways from: running a business I’m building to sell for millions my consulting with business owners building to sell for millions tips and tricks you can use to do the same I spent half of the last week on a Mastermind trip where 15+ business owners and entrepreneurs got together to share some good times and business talks. What a great time. I learned a lot too, and I want to use this edition...

about 1 month ago • 4 min read

Closing the Gap in Business Deals Hey there, Welcome to the Better Business Brief, where I share takeaways from: running a business I’m building to sell for millions my consulting with business owners building to sell for millions tips and tricks you can use to do the same I read a FANTASTIC book lately. “Business Wealth Without Risk” by Roland Frasier. This book is all about how you can buy, build, and then resell established, cash-flowing businesses for massive profits. This edition will be...

about 1 month ago • 2 min read

What You Can Learn from Private Equity Hey there money makers, Welcome to the Better Business Brief, where I share takeaways from: running a business I’m building to sell for millions my consulting with business owners building to sell for millions tips and tricks you can use to do the same I’ve been doing a deep dive lately. Long story short, I wanted to understand what the private equity playbook looks like and how this understanding could be beneficial to my work. And boy, has it taught me...

about 2 months ago • 2 min read

Lessons from the School of Hard Knocks Hey aspiring leaders, Welcome to the Better Business Brief, where I share takeaways from: running a business I’m building to sell for millions my consulting with business owners building to sell for millions tips and tricks you can use to do the same I graduate from my MBA in about 1 week. My last big assignment was giving a presentation last night on what my experience with leadership had been so far and what my leadership development plan was going to...

about 2 months ago • 5 min read

Vision & Team Building Hey studs, Welcome to the Better Business Brief, where I share takeaways from: running a business I’m building to sell for millions my consulting with business owners building to sell for millions tips and tricks you can use to do the same I’ve been doing some soul searching lately. Nothing crazy. I just decided to look internally a little more to get a better idea of what my vision is. At the same time, I’m wrapping up my MBA this month, and the last class I’m in is...

2 months ago • 4 min read

The 4 Avatars Happy Q2 friends, Welcome to the Better Business Brief, where I share takeaways from: running a business I’m building to sell for millions my consulting with business owners building to sell for millions tips and tricks you can use to do the same I’ve decided recently that in order to effectively communicate to the people that I’m looking to help, I need to speak to them in a way that helps them be understood. I help people who want to sell their business to effectively prepare,...

2 months ago • 7 min read
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