Episode 24 - Half-Retire: A Transition Plan for Family Businesses with Jim Muehlhausen

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Jim Muehlhausen is the Founder and President of the Business Model Institute who is also a well-known consultant and speaker to large and small businesses. Being a true entrepreneur, he has experienced almost every facet of profession that would contribute to putting up a business -- ranging from CPA, franchisee, attorney, business owner, consultant, franchisor, public speaker, university professor, and book author.

From 1987 to 1991, Jim was hailed as the youngest franchisee in Meineke Discount Muffler history while still attending Indiana University Maurer School of Law. He then proceeded to sell that business and founded an automotive aftermarket manufacturing concern which he ran successfully for nine years. The company even received recognition from Michael Porter of the Harvard Business School and Inc. magazine in the IC 100 Fastest-Growing Businesses.

Around 20 years ago, he pursued his true passion serving as a consultant, business coach, and advisor to hundreds of businesses and having conducted over 10,000+ one-on-one consultations with business owners and entrepreneurs around the globe. From being a frequent contributor to major business publications such as Entrepreneur, Businessweek, The Small Business Report, etc., he has also published his own books - The 51 Fatal Business Errors, Business Models for Dummies, and the most recent one - Half-Retire: Keep Your Business, Ditch the Stress - all available in major bookstores.

Learn more and reach out to Jim Muehlhausen through the following links:

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