The Dentist Freedom Blueprint Podcast

What makes a valuable business? How can you gauge and evaluate where your business and other businesses rank? Grant Schuette, director of the Oxford Strategic Group and leader of their mergers and acquisitions, joins the show today to discuss how to understand the true value of a business.

Listen in to learn how to stand out to buyers and get the most out of your business. You’ll gain valuable knowledge on what dictates valuation, the changes going on in the market, and much more.


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Minute Markers:

  • 1:32 – Grant’s perspective on valuable businesses.
  • 2:37 – Who he is and what he does best in the business world.
  • 4:15 – What has changed over the past few years and where private practices fit in.
  • 6:39 – How debt will impact new dentists entering the market.
  • 7:49 – What buyers are looking for in the market right now.
  • 10:07 – What makes you stand out.
  • 12:47 – How to transfer authority cleanly when buying or selling a practice.
  • 13:56 – What it means to have reliable upstream and downstream suppliers.
  • 15:59 – What to pay attention to when it comes to valuation.
  • 19:55 – The importance of systems and structures being in alignment.
  • 21:23 – The data that you need to have.
  • 24:42 – The best time to sell your business.

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