Behind The Numbers

It's an axiom in business that "you can't manage what you can't measure." Business performance, business valuation - it's all managed by the numbers. While Dave has spent a great deal of time 'inside' the numbers, he has learned that the real stories and lessons-learned occur 'behind the numbers.' Join business valuation expert and best-selling author, Dave Bookbinder and his guests as they go Behind The Numbers to understand what matters most in business.

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7 days ago

Today’s guest is a CFO that has handled the finance function in both the corporate world and in academia. He’s here to share his observations from both lenses. Dave Bookbinder goes Behind The Numbers with Roger Slagle, Vice President of Finance at Mars Hill University. In this episode, Roger shares his perspective on the role of the finance function from the lens of the CFO and various lessons learned both in the role and along the path to CFO.   Roger also shares what industry can learn from higher education, and what’s keeping finance leaders up at night. Check out more of Behind The Numbers on YouTube Check out more of Behind The Numbers on RVN Television Behind The Numbers is available wherever you get your podcasts Please subscribe to keep up with the latest episodes, and please rate the podcast so that others might find it – and please let me know what part of the world you’re tuning in from! About the Host: Dave Bookbinder is the person that clients reach out to when they need to know what their most important assets are worth. Dave is a Managing Director at B. Riley Financial, where he works closely with business owners, CFOs, Controllers, and CEOs.  Dave has conducted valuations of the securities and intangible assets of public and private companies for various purposes. Please connect with him on LinkedIn and check out https://www.NewROI.com Want to share your insights with the business community? Message Dave to learn how you can be a guest on Behind The Numbers. https://linktr.ee/BehindTheNumbers THANK YOU FOR PUTTING BEHIND THE NUMBERS IN THE TOP 5% MOST POPULAR PROGRAMS GLOBALLY, ACCORDING TO LISTEN NOTES!!

Wednesday May 04, 2022

Today’s guest helps seasoned entrepreneurs get their freedom back. Dave Bookbinder goes Behind The Numbers with Pete Mohr, Business Coach and host of the Simplifying Entrepreneurship Podcast. In this episode, Pete shares the 5 P’s of business, which are the framework for his forthcoming book, and offers advice for how entrepreneurs can get out of working IN the business, and start working ON the business. 🔹 Check out more of Behind The Numbers on YouTube 🔹 Check out more of Behind The Numbers on RVN Television 🔹 Behind The Numbers is available wherever you get your podcasts Please subscribe to keep up with the latest episodes, and please rate the podcast so that others might find it – and please let me know what part of the world you’re tuning in from! About the Host: Dave Bookbinder is the person that clients reach out to when they need to know what their most important assets are worth. Dave is a Managing Director at B. Riley Advisory Services, where he works closely with business owners, CFOs, Controllers, and CEOs.  Dave has conducted valuations of the securities and intangible assets of public and private companies for various purposes. Please connect with him on LinkedIn and check out https://www.NewROI.com 💡  Want to share your insights with the business community? Message Dave to learn how you can be a guest on Behind The Numbers. https://linktr.ee/BehindTheNumbers THANK YOU FOR PUTTING BEHIND THE NUMBERS IN THE TOP 5% MOST POPULAR PROGRAMS GLOBALLY, ACCORDING TO LISTEN NOTES!!  

Thursday Apr 28, 2022

With more than 40 years of practical leadership experience and a Ph.D. in Global Leadership & Entrepreneurship, Dr. Troy Hall’s passion is guiding leaders to retain talent by creating Cohesion Cultures™ where people have a sense of belonging, are valued, and share in mutual commitments. Dave Bookbinder goes Behind The Numbers with Dr. Troy Hall, Talent Retention Expert and author of  Cohesion Culture: Proven Principles to Retain Your Top Talent, and Fanny Rules: A Mother’s Leadership Lessons That Never Grow Old. In this episode, Dr. Troy discusses Cohesion Culture, how to build one, and the benefits of doing so.  We’re also discussing The Great Resignation – or as Dr. Troy refers to it; The Great Recalibration. Dr. Troy is offering a free copy of Cohesion Culture to the Behind The Numbers audience by using this link: www.CohesionBook.com   Check out more of Behind The Numbers on YouTube Check out more of Behind The Numbers on RVN Television Behind The Numbers is available wherever you get your podcasts Please subscribe to keep up with the latest episodes, and please rate the podcast so that others might find it – and please let me know what part of the world you’re tuning in from! About the Host: Dave Bookbinder is the person that clients reach out to when they need to know what their most important assets are worth. Dave is a Managing Director at B. Riley Advisory Services, where he works closely with business owners, CFOs, Controllers, and CEOs.  Dave has conducted valuations of the securities and intangible assets of public and private companies for various purposes. Please connect with him on LinkedIn and check out https://www.NewROI.com Want to share your insights with the business community? Message Dave to learn how you can be a guest on Behind The Numbers. https://linktr.ee/BehindTheNumbers THANK YOU FOR PUTTING BEHIND THE NUMBERS IN THE TOP 5% MOST POPULAR PROGRAMS GLOBALLY, ACCORDING TO LISTEN NOTES!!

Monday Apr 25, 2022

Today’s guest says that you don’t have to hate Monday’s.  Tune in to learn how. Dave Bookbinder goes Behind The Numbers with Josh Levine, Managing Partner, Corporate Culture Design for Technology and Social Enterprise and author of Great Mondays. In this episode, Josh discusses the main components of corporate culture and why is should be a core business strategy. He also shares tips for how to retain top talent in a challenging market, and how to scale culture in a merger / acquisition scenario.   Check out more of Behind The Numbers on YouTube Check out more of Behind The Numbers on RVN Television Behind The Numbers is available wherever you get your podcasts Please subscribe to keep up with the latest episodes, and please rate the podcast so that others might find it – and please let me know what part of the world you’re tuning in from! About the Host: Dave Bookbinder is the person that clients reach out to when they need to know what their most important assets are worth. Dave is a Managing Director at B. Riley Advisory Services, where he works closely with business owners, CFOs, Controllers, and CEOs.  Dave has conducted valuations of the securities and intangible assets of public and private companies for various purposes. Please connect with him on LinkedIn and check out https://www.NewROI.com Want to share your insights with the business community? Message Dave to learn how you can be a guest on Behind The Numbers. https://linktr.ee/BehindTheNumbers THANK YOU FOR PUTTING BEHIND THE NUMBERS IN THE TOP 5% MOST POPULAR PROGRAMS GLOBALLY, ACCORDING TO LISTEN NOTES!!

Wednesday Apr 20, 2022

How can you win the War for Talent amid the Great Resignation? Today’s guest is a recruiter who shares his experiences from both the lens of the companies he works with, and the candidates that he serves. He says that the “Great Resignation” is going to ultimately lead to the “Great Termination.” Dave Bookbinder goes Behind The Numbers with Keith Kornfuehrer, Managing Partner, The Kornfuehrer Group.  In this episode, Keith shares what companies are doing to stay competitive in the market for talent and how a lack of employee loyalty has impacted turnover. Keith also advises both companies and candidates about the dangers of overpaying for talent in a tough labor market. Check out more of Behind The Numbers on YouTube Check out more of Behind The Numbers on RVN Television Behind The Numbers is available wherever you get your podcasts Please subscribe to keep up with the latest episodes, and please rate the podcast so that others might find it – and please let me know what part of the world you’re tuning in from! About the Host: Dave Bookbinder is the person that clients reach out to when they need to know what their most important assets are worth. Dave is a Managing Director at B. Riley Advisory Services, where he works closely with business owners, CFOs, Controllers, and CEOs.  Dave has conducted valuations of the securities and intangible assets of public and private companies for various purposes. Please connect with him on LinkedIn and check out https://www.NewROI.com Want to share your insights with the business community? Message Dave to learn how you can be a guest on Behind The Numbers. https://linktr.ee/BehindTheNumbers THANK YOU FOR PUTTING BEHIND THE NUMBERS IN THE TOP 5% MOST POPULAR PROGRAMS GLOBALLY, ACCORDING TO LISTEN NOTES!!

Wednesday Apr 06, 2022

Today’s guest has been working with the private equity community for most of his career.  He’s here to share his insights about how business owners and entrepreneurs can thrive in a PE-backed company. Dave Bookbinder goes Behind The Numbers with John Bova, Business Development Executive, Private Equity, at Amazon Web Services. In this episode, John shares the keys to successful growth and value creation via private equity, and what it’s like to be a part of a private equity-backed organization. Given the typical holding period for PE investments, John discusses the importance of the first year, and how Tech-Ops fits into the value creation equation.   Check out more of Behind The Numbers on YouTube Check out more of Behind The Numbers on RVN Television Behind The Numbers is available wherever you get your podcasts Please subscribe to keep up with the latest episodes, and please rate the podcast so that others might find it – and please let me know what part of the world you’re tuning in from! About the Host: Dave Bookbinder is the person that clients reach out to when they need to know what their most important assets are worth. Dave is a Managing Director at B. Riley Advisory Services, where he works closely with business owners, CFOs, Controllers, and CEOs.  Dave has conducted valuations of the securities and intangible assets of public and private companies for various purposes. Please connect with him on LinkedIn and check out https://www.NewROI.com Want to share your insights with the business community? Message Dave to learn how you can be a guest on Behind The Numbers. https://linktr.ee/BehindTheNumbers THANK YOU FOR PUTTING BEHIND THE NUMBERS IN THE TOP 5% MOST POPULAR PROGRAMS GLOBALLY, ACCORDING TO LISTEN NOTES!!

Tuesday Mar 29, 2022

Today’s guest says that many entrepreneurs view their financial statements as nothing more than “a bunch of numbers.” That’s why he also says it’s important that they learn how to go behind the numbers. Dave Bookbinder goes Behind The Numbers with Jim Downes, Founder of Blueprint CFO. In this episode, Jim explains that when going behind the numbers, it’s important to do so with an eye toward the future. He shares the key metrics that entrepreneurs and business owners need to be paying attention to for their success, and the importance of a solid strategic plan. Check out more of Behind The Numbers on YouTube Check out more of Behind The Numbers on RVN Television Behind The Numbers is available wherever you get your podcasts Please subscribe to keep up with the latest episodes, and please rate the podcast so that others might find it – and please let me know what part of the world you’re tuning in from! About the Host: Dave Bookbinder is the person that clients reach out to when they need to know what their most important assets are worth. Dave is a Managing Director at B. Riley Advisory Services, where he works closely with business owners, CFOs, Controllers, and CEOs.  Dave has conducted valuations of the securities and intangible assets of public and private companies for various purposes. Please connect with him on LinkedIn and check out https://www.NewROI.com Want to share your insights with the business community? Message Dave to learn how you can be a guest on Behind The Numbers. https://linktr.ee/BehindTheNumbers THANK YOU FOR PUTTING BEHIND THE NUMBERS IN THE TOP 5% MOST POPULAR PROGRAMS GLOBALLY, ACCORDING TO LISTEN NOTES!!

Wednesday Mar 16, 2022

Today’s guest is an entrepreneur, an author, and host of a popular podcast. Today’s he’s sharing insights from all of these experiences. Dave Bookbinder goes Behind The Numbers with Mike Malatesta, Entrepreneur Coach; author of Owner Shift - How Getting Selfish Got Me Unstuck; and host of the "How'd it Happen" podcast. In this episode, Mike shares his entrepreneurial story and how that has led him to working with entrepreneurs to help them along their journey. Mile also shares some common themes about success that he’s gleaned from hosting his show. Check out more of Behind The Numbers on YouTube Check out more of Behind The Numbers on RVN Television Behind The Numbers is available wherever you get your podcasts Please subscribe to keep up with the latest episodes, and please rate the podcast so that others might find it – and please let me know what part of the world you’re tuning in from! About the Host:   Dave Bookbinder is the person that clients reach out to when they need to know what their most important assets are worth.   Dave is a Managing Director at B. Riley Financial, where he works closely with business owners, CFOs, Controllers, and CEOs.  Dave has conducted valuations of the securities and intangible assets of public and private companies for various purposes. Please connect with him on LinkedIn and check out https://www.NewROI.com Want to share your insights with the business community? Message Dave to learn how you can be a guest on Behind The Numbers. https://linktr.ee/BehindTheNumbers THANK YOU FOR PUTTING BEHIND THE NUMBERS IN THE TOP 5% MOST POPULAR PROGRAMS GLOBALLY, ACCORDING TO LISTEN NOTES!!

Wednesday Mar 09, 2022

Today’s guest is redefining the framework for wealth and how to achieve it. He is also an author and host of a popular podcast. Dave Bookbinder goes Behind The Numbers with Caleb Guilliams, Founder and CEO of Better Wealth; author of The AND Asset; and host of the Better Wealth podcast. In this episode, Caleb shares why your goals are the key to creating a wealth strategy and why YOU are your most valuable asset.  He also shares how he’s created an engaging culture and other insights gleaned from his podcast guests. Check out more of Behind The Numbers on YouTube Check out more of Behind The Numbers on RVN Television Behind The Numbers is available wherever you get your podcasts Please subscribe to keep up with the latest episodes, and please rate the podcast so that others might find it – and please let me know what part of the world you’re tuning in from! About the Host: Dave Bookbinder is the person that clients reach out to when they need to know what their most important assets are worth. Dave is a Managing Director at B. Riley Financial, where he works closely with business owners, CFOs, Controllers, and CEOs.  Dave has conducted valuations of the securities and intangible assets of public and private companies for various purposes. Please connect with him on LinkedIn and check out https://www.NewROI.com Want to share your insights with the business community? Message Dave to learn how you can be a guest on Behind The Numbers. https://linktr.ee/BehindTheNumbers THANK YOU FOR PUTTING BEHIND THE NUMBERS IN THE TOP 5% MOST POPULAR PROGRAMS GLOBALLY, ACCORDING TO LISTEN NOTES!!

Friday Mar 04, 2022

Small businesses have typically resorted to funding operations by using credit cards or another high interest vehicle. Today’s guest is changing the landscape with responsible lending for small businesses. Dave Bookbinder goes Behind The Numbers with Eleni Janis, Managing Partner and Chief Investment Officer at Equivico. In this episode, Eleni explains how ESG investing is impacting small business lending practices and how entrepreneurs can avail themselves of capital. She also shares the impact of such programs on the local communities and shares a call to action for everyone.   Check out more of Behind The Numbers on YouTube Check out more of Behind The Numbers on RVN Television Behind The Numbers is available wherever you get your podcasts Please subscribe to keep up with the latest episodes, and please rate the podcast so that others might find it – and please let me know what part of the world you’re tuning in from! About the Host: Dave Bookbinder is the person that clients reach out to when they need to know what their most important assets are worth. Dave is a Managing Director at B. Riley Financial, where he works closely with business owners, CFOs, Controllers, and CEOs.  Dave has conducted valuations of the securities and intangible assets of public and private companies for various purposes. Please connect with him on LinkedIn and check out https://www.NewROI.com Want to share your insights with the business community? Message Dave to learn how you can be a guest on Behind The Numbers. https://linktr.ee/BehindTheNumbers THANK YOU FOR PUTTING BEHIND THE NUMBERS IN THE TOP 5% MOST POPULAR PROGRAMS GLOBALLY, ACCORDING TO LISTEN NOTES!!

Monday Feb 28, 2022

Today’s guest is a future of work expert, author and podcast host. She shares her insights on how to help people and the organizations they work for achieve meaningful fit in their pursuit of progress. Dave Bookbinder goes Behind The Numbers with Connie Steele, Founder of Flywheel Associates and author of Building The Business Of You. In this episode, Connie discusses the impact of the impending generational shift in leadership and the workforce, and what companies can do to be prepared for it.  She also explains that you are the “CEO of YOU” and how to future-proof your career. Check out more of Behind The Numbers on YouTube Check out more of Behind The Numbers on RVN Television Behind The Numbers is available wherever you get your podcasts Please subscribe to keep up with the latest episodes, and please rate the podcast so that others might find it – and please let me know what part of the world you’re tuning in from! About the Host: Dave Bookbinder is the person that clients reach out to when they need to know what their most important assets are worth. Dave is a Managing Director at B. Riley Financial, where he works closely with business owners, CFOs, Controllers, and CEOs.  Dave has conducted valuations of the securities and intangible assets of public and private companies for various purposes. Please connect with him on LinkedIn and check out https://www.NewROI.com Want to share your insights with the business community? Message Dave to learn how you can be a guest on Behind The Numbers. https://linktr.ee/BehindTheNumbers THANK YOU FOR PUTTING BEHIND THE NUMBERS IN THE TOP 5% MOST POPULAR PROGRAMS GLOBALLY, ACCORDING TO LISTEN NOTES!!

Wednesday Feb 16, 2022

Today’s guest is a former CFO of Walt Disney Studios and Twentieth Century Fox where he focused on organizational design and effectiveness. He says that there is one key piece missing from organizational leadership.  Tune in to learn what that is. Dave Bookbinder goes Behind The Numbers with Dean Hallett, President, Hallett Leadership and author of The Missing Piece. In this episode, Dean discusses the common themes among high performers, overcoming imposter syndrome and how to scale culture and engagement as companies grow. And of course, he explains The Missing Piece – How Successful Companies Develop High-Performance Cultures Check out more of Behind The Numbers on YouTube Check out more of Behind The Numbers on RVN Television Behind The Numbers is available wherever you get your podcasts Please subscribe to keep up with the latest episodes, and please rate the podcast so that others might find it – and please let me know what part of the world you’re tuning in from! About the Host: Dave Bookbinder is the person that clients reach out to when they need to know what their most important assets are worth. Dave is a Managing Director at B. Riley Financial, where he works closely with business owners, CFOs, Controllers, and CEOs.  Dave has conducted valuations of the securities and intangible assets of public and private companies for various purposes. Please connect with him on LinkedIn and check out https://www.NewROI.com Want to share your insights with the business community? Message Dave to learn how you can be a guest on Behind The Numbers. https://linktr.ee/BehindTheNumbers THANK YOU FOR PUTTING BEHIND THE NUMBERS IN THE TOP 5% MOST POPULAR PROGRAMS GLOBALLY, ACCORDING TO LISTEN NOTES!!    

Wednesday Feb 09, 2022

Camera IQ is on a mission to “democratize the camera” to create a brand experience using augmented reality. Today’s guest explains how they’re doing that. Dave Bookbinder goes Behind The Numbers with Allison Ferenci, Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer at Camera IQ. In this episode, Allison helps us to understand augmented reality (“AR”) and shares examples of how brands are using AR to drive consumer engagement and sales growth. She also explains the metaverse and why it should be an important part of a Company’s digital marketing strategy. Check out more of Behind The Numbers on YouTube Check out more of Behind The Numbers on RVN Television Behind The Numbers is available wherever you get your podcasts Please subscribe to keep up with the latest episodes, and please rate the podcast so that others might find it – and please let me know what part of the world you’re tuning in from! About the Host: Dave Bookbinder is the person that clients reach out to when they need to know what their most important assets are worth. Dave is a Managing Director at B. Riley Financial, where he works closely with business owners, CFOs, Controllers, and CEOs.  Dave has conducted valuations of the securities and intangible assets of public and private companies for various purposes. Please connect with him on LinkedIn and check out https://www.NewROI.com Want to share your insights with the business community? Message me to learn how you can be a guest on Behind The Numbers. BehindTheNumbersDB@Gmail.com  THANK YOU FOR PUTTING BEHIND THE NUMBERS IN THE TOP 5% MOST POPULAR PROGRAMS GLOBALLY, ACCORDING TO LISTEN NOTES!!

Wednesday Feb 02, 2022

Today’s guest has something to share with leaders, aspiring leaders and job-seekers as well. It’s about avoiding those small mistakes that lead to big consequences. Dave Bookbinder goes Behind The Numbers with Anne Baum, President, Lehigh Valley Reilly Children’s Hospital and author of Small Mistakes, BIG Consequences. In this episode, Anne discusses the key things that leaders need to know to be more effective; the importance of soft skills; and how courage and risk taking can enhance your career.  Anne also has advice for how job seekers can stand out and make a great impression. Check out more of Behind The Numbers on YouTube Check out more of Behind The Numbers on RVN Television Behind The Numbers is available wherever you get your podcasts Please subscribe to keep up with the latest episodes, and please rate the podcast so that others might find it – and please let me know what part of the world you’re tuning in from! About the Host: Dave Bookbinder is the person that clients reach out to when they need to know what their most important assets are worth. Dave is a Managing Director at B. Riley Financial, where he works closely with business owners, CFOs, Controllers, and CEOs.  Dave has conducted valuations of the securities and intangible assets of public and private companies for various purposes. Please connect with him on LinkedIn and check out https://www.NewROI.com Want to share your insights with the business community? Message Dave to learn how you can be a guest on Behind The Numbers. https://linktr.ee/BehindTheNumbers THANK YOU FOR PUTTING BEHIND THE NUMBERS IN THE TOP 5% MOST POPULAR PROGRAMS GLOBALLY, ACCORDING TO LISTEN NOTES!!

Tuesday Jan 25, 2022

Is social media marketing important for growing your business?  Today’s guest has the answer to that question and more. Dave Bookbinder goes Behind The Numbers with Gordon Van Wechel, President, The Alchemy Consulting Group. In this episode, Gordon discusses the importance of your online reputation and how to get the most out of marketing technology. He also is offering the Behind The Numbers audience a free book by using this link:   https://core5marketing.com/   Check out more of Behind The Numbers on YouTube Behind The Numbers is available wherever you get your podcasts Please subscribe to keep up with the latest episodes, and please rate the podcast so that others might find it – and please let me know what part of the world you’re tuning in from! About the Host: Dave Bookbinder is the person that clients reach out to when they need to know what their most important assets are worth. Dave is a Managing Director at B. Riley Financial, where he works closely with business owners, CFOs, Controllers, and CEOs.  Dave has conducted valuations of the securities and intangible assets of public and private companies for various purposes. Please connect with him on LinkedIn and check out https://www.NewROI.com Want to share your insights with the business community? Message me to learn how you can be a guest on Behind The Numbers. https://linktr.ee/BehindTheNumbers THANK YOU FOR PUTTING BEHIND THE NUMBERS IN THE TOP 5% MOST POPULAR PROGRAMS GLOBALLY, ACCORDING TO LISTEN NOTES!!

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About The Host
 
Dave Bookbinder is a corporate finance executive with a focus on business valuation. Known as a collaborative consultant, Dave has served thousands of client companies of all sizes and industries.


Working closely with business owners, CFOs, Controllers, and CEOs, Dave strives to build relationships that add value for the long term.


Dave has conducted valuations of the securities and intangible assets of public and private companies for various purposes including acquisition, divestiture, financial reporting, stock-based compensation, fairness and solvency opinions, reorganizations, recapitalizations, estate planning, S-Corp. conversion, exit strategy, succession planning, and regulatory compliance. 


During his career, Dave has also provided financial advisory services to client companies for strategic planning purposes including buy-side and sell-side M&A, private placements of senior debt, securitization of lease and loan receivables, and pre-acquisition purchase price allocation analysis. 


Dave holds a bachelor's degree in Economics from Temple University and a master's degree in Finance from Drexel University.  He is an Accredited Senior Appraiser (ASA) in Business Valuation with the American Society of Appraisers and also holds the designation of CEIV, Certified in Entity and Intangible Valuations.
 
Dave writes about business and leadership at CFO University, at Thrive Global and at TLNT.com and he is a former contributor to the business section of The HuffPost.  He is the author of the Amazon best-selling book, The New ROI: Return on Individuals.


Dave's teams have been recognized by a variety of independent organizations for excellence in Valuation Consulting. Dave was also personally recognized by SmartCEO Magazine with an award for Executive Management, and he is also a two-time recipient of the Morris Groner Award for Entrepreneurship. Dave is most proud of the multiple awards he's received for fostering the Best Corporate Culture.
 
 
Contact

To contact Dave or learn more, please visit www.NewRoi.com or www.linkedin.com/in/davebookbinder or email him at BehindTheNumbersDB@gmail.com

You can follow Dave on Twitter at @dbookbinder 


If you would like to join the NEW ROI communities, you can do so on LinkedIn 
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If you or someone you know would like to be a guest on Behind The Numbers, send an email to: BehindTheNumbersDB@gmail.com and someone will get back to you about scheduling.

 

 

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