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Host Justin Goodbread is a serial entrepreneur, award-winning CFP® (Certified Financial Planning professional), CEPA® (Certified Exit Planning Advisor), and CVGA® (Certified Value Growth Advisor) with years of experience guiding business owners from start to exit in their business.

May 24, 2021

In episode 359 of Financially Simple, Justin takes a look at the Business Cycle.

To paraphrase The Byrds, to every business there is a cycle, and knowing at which stage of the cycle your business is at can help you to move on to the next stage and also avoid the bad phases. In this episode, Justin goes over each stage of the Business Cycle, highlighting the importance of recognizing when you’re headed for a rough patch and how you can continue on a smooth growth path.

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00:45 - The Business Cycle

03:10 - Launching Your Business

05:13 - The Growth Phase

05:56 - The Washing Machine

08:53 - Auto-Pilot

11:11 - Atrophy

12:34 - Recovery

13:55 - Summary



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Host Justin Goodbread, Certified Financial Planner, Certified Exit Planning Advisor, Certified Value Growth Advisor. He is a serial entrepreneur, author, speaker, educator, Investopedia Top 100 advisor, and business strategist with over 20 years of experience. Justin owns Heritage Investors LLC, a registered investment adviser with the State of Tennessee. Heritage Investors only transacts business in states where it is properly registered or is excluded or exempted from registration requirements. This material is for general information only and is not intended to provide specific advice or recommendations for individuals. To determine what is appropriate for you, please consult a qualified professional. The Financially Simple podcast provides information, guidance, and support to Small Businesses in the United States.