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The Justin Goodbread Show

The Financially Simple podcast is your one-stop resource for small business owners. Gain unique insights into growing, refining, and selling businesses. You will hear ways business owners have reduced their tax liabilities, increased their income, improved office morale, saved for the retirement of their dreams, and more.
Host Justin Goodbread is a serial entrepreneur, 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.

Nov 6, 2023

Sales projections are important to your organization’s goal identification and planning. But have you ever considered what your sales projections can tell you about the health of your Registered Investment Adviser (RIA) firm? 

In this episode, I discuss the significance of the data that informs your sales projections. Likewise, I explore how you can use your sales projections to measure your firm’s performance against industry benchmarks, determine future hiring needs, and more!

This week on The Financially Simple Podcast: 

  • (01:35) How your sales projections can help you

  • (03:05) What is a sales projection?

  • (05:05) How do we calculate run rate?

  • (08:43) Two key data points

  • (09:33) Estimated future sales

  • (14:16) Average Assets Under Management (AUM)

  • (16:42) A word of caution


Our Favorite Quotes:

“In order to affect the future, we must disturb the present. In order for us to grow something that is best-in-class, we have to do things that our peers who are average, are not willing to do.” - Justin Goodbread

About The Financially Simple Podcast
If you are looking for a podcast that speaks directly to the challenges and puzzles of running a business, you’ve come to the right place. The Financially Simple podcast was built for you. With over 400 episodes and counting, our host Justin Goodbread covers a broad range of topics, from starting a small business to prepping it for sale, to growing your personal wealth. Justin’s combination of analytical skills, tough love, and a healthy dose of experience delivers practical ideas that will benefit business builders at every stage of their business journey.  

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Financially Simple is a division of WealthSource Partners, LLC (“WSP”), which offers investment advisory and financial planning services. All investing involves risk of loss, including the possible loss of principal. Past performance does not guarantee future results and nothing in this podcast should be construed as a guarantee of any specific outcome or profit. All market indices discussed are unmanaged, do not incur management fees, costs and expenses, and cannot be invested into directly. Business planning services offered by WealthSource Business Advisors, LLC (“WBA”). 

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