Bill Keen and Anthony Venus have started five separate multi-million dollar businesses and seen three of them through highly profitable exits. Along the way, they made brilliant decisions and huge mistakes. In today's show, they each share their entrepreneurial journey and the key things they wish they knew back when they were just starting out. You'll discover a goldmine of insightful comments that can make you millions...or save you from losing your shirt.
After building Crave Entertainment Group to $175 million in revenue, Michael and his leadership team implemented an international expansion plan that failed miserably and nearly led the company to bankruptcy. With great self-awareness, Michael and his business partner realized they were excellent at building companies but not at turning them around. So, they hired a turnaround expert as Chief Operating Officer who helped the company make some tough decisions. In today’s show, Michael details 6 important lessons he learned during this difficult turnaround period and ironically, they’re applicable to leaders running thriving businesses, too.