305) BEI Annual Conference – Tom Bayer and Sikich

Tom Bayer appears on The Exit Plan Show with Norman A. Hood, CExP and Host.

Tom Bayer and Sikich Norman: “A little side note, when we hatched this idea of doing The Exit Plan Show, I had to have an initial guest and Tom was it. To start out, Tom, I’m going to have you talk a little bit about what you’re going to present about and I know this is […]

174) About James D. Maher and Archford Capital Strategies

James D. Maher appears on The Exit Plan Show with Norman A. Hood, CExP and Host.

James D. Maher and Archford Capital Strategies James D. Maher and Archford Capital Strategies is an independent wealth management firm that helps high-net-worth individuals and families, closely-held companies, entrepreneurs, executives and families in transition. More About James D. Maher and Archford Capital Strategies For more information about James D. Maher and Archford Capital Strategies, please click […]

26) Family Business Power And Control | Video

William L. Syrcle appears on The Exit Plan Show with Norman A. Hood, CExP and Host.

Identifying Family Business Power And Control Who reacts to whom? Answering this simple question is the starting point to identifying family business power and control issues. Power itself is a capacity and control is engaging the capacity. Some Laws Of Family Business Power And Control 1) Control is always negotiated. No one has control over […]

25) Assuming A Farming Operation | Video

William L. Syrcle appears on The Exit Plan Show with Norman A. Hood, CExP and Host.

Assuming A Farming Operation From The Assumer’s Perspective Most of today’s farming operations are generational in nature.  From the assumer’s (younger generation’s) perspective,  this usually means changing their role from follower to leader and from producer to visionary and motivator. This requires mentoring from the retiring patriarch, since experience is often as important as education. […]

24) Family Farm Transitions And Roles | Video

William L. Syrcle appears on The Exit Plan Show with Norman A. Hood, CExP and Host.

Family Farm Transitions Family farming operations are generational in nature, so family farm transitions often revolve around the “identities” of the two generations involved. Patriarch’s Perspective From a patriarch’s perspective, multiple changes have occurred within their lifetime.  These changes include education, size of operation, equipment required, expenses incurred, profit margins, variability of markets and land access. Together, navigating […]

23) Guest Interviews Host About Farm Exit Planning |Video

William L. Syrcle appears on The Exit Plan Show with Norman A. Hood, CExP and Host.

Farm Exit Planning – Guest William L. Syrcle Turns Table and Interviews Exit Plan Show Host Norman A. Hood In today’s episode, clinical counselor, executive coach and family business consultant, Bill Syrcle, turns the table and interviews financial advisor and host of The Exit Plan Show, Norman A. Hood, about his farm background and farm exit […]

22) Family Business Consultant, Bill Syrcle | Video

William L. Syrcle appears on The Exit Plan Show with Norman A. Hood, CExP and Host.

Family Business Consultant, William L. Syrcle, MS In today’s episode we interview family business consultant Bill Syrcle about his career up until now, what motivated him to enter exit planning, why he likes working with farmers and how he helps farm families execute an exit plan. Background A graduate of Western Illinois University, Syrcle holds an […]

20) Conflict Resolution In Family Businesses | Video

William L. Syrcle appears on The Exit Plan Show with Norman A. Hood, CExP and Host.

Conflict Resolution In Family Businesses – Is family conflict preventing you from transitioning your business to the next generation? In today’s episode, Exit Plan Show guest and family business consultant, William L. Syrcle, talks about 1) the primary sources of family business conflict, 2) the starting point of conflict resolution and 3) the steps to final resolution. […]

19) How To Avoid Farm Transfer Income Taxes | Video

Farm Transfer Income Taxes – This episode covers the use of installment sales, including the available options for transferring ownership of farm equipment and/or breeding stock. Guest agricultural business consultant, Darrell Dunteman, explains the recapture of depreciation problems that can occur in installment sales and explores other options such as selling individual pieces of equipment […]

18) Exit Plan Preparation For Family Businesses | Video

William L. Syrcle appears on The Exit Plan Show with Norman A. Hood, CExP and Host.

Exit Plan Preparation – Dual Roles In Family Businesses – Family members assume dual roles when they’re  in business together. That’s why their exit plan preparation needs to focus on understanding the difference between roles and positions when it comes to running a business. A business owner’s role of  task leader, social leader, manager or producer […]