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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Laura Queen – Defining and Measuring the True Value of Human Capital

15 hours ago

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) recently mandated certain human capital disclosures for public registrants. Today’s guest shares why this also matters for private companies and institutional investors. Dave Bookbinder goes Behind The Numbers with Laura Queen, CEO of 29Bison and author of People Economics. We’re discussing the new landscape of business, where value creation is driven by intangible assets. At the top of the list of such intangibles is people. In this episode, Laura discusses the Renaissance in the area of human capital measurement and reporting and how it relates to value creation. Laura also shares what inspired her to write People Economics and what readers will discover when they dive in. 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! 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  Please connect with me on LinkedIn and check out https://www.NewROI.com

Dr. David Weiman – Creating a Leadership Culture

Wednesday Oct 06, 2021

Today we’re discussing how to create a “Leadership Culture” with a licensed psychologist who has also served in the business world as vice president of an international publishing firm. Dave Bookbinder goes Behind The Numbers with David A. Weiman, Psy. D., President of Weiman Consulting. In this episode, Dr. Weiman explains the framework for creating a leadership culture along with the necessary core competencies of leadership. He also shares insights on how to develop up-and-coming leaders as well as seasoned professionals. 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! 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  Please connect with me on LinkedIn and check out https://www.NewROI.com

Paul Rupert – How Text Messaging Can Increase Sales

Wednesday Sep 29, 2021

You’ve probably gotten text messages with a code to authenticate your identity – or messages to confirm your curbside dinner pickup… but have you ever wondered what’s going on behind the scenes of those messages and who’s really sending them? Dave Bookbinder goes Behind The Numbers with Paul Rupert, CEO of Global Point View. In this episode, Paul shares his experiences in working with startups to Fortune 500 companies and “pulls back the curtain” on what’s behind those two-factor authentication messages. He also explains how companies are using CPaaS (communications platform as-a-service) to drive sales and scale businesses. 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! 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  Please connect with me on LinkedIn and check out https://www.NewROI.com

E.A. Csolkovits - Why Givers Earn 3x More Than Takers

Monday Sep 20, 2021

Want to know why GIVERS earn 3x MORE than takers?  Give this episode a listen for the answers. Dave Bookbinder goes Behind The Numbers with E.A. Csolkovits, Founder of Givers University. In this episode, E.A. explains what it means to be a “giver” and how to avoid those energy vampires, the “takers.” He also shares why he founded Givers University and how its ‘students’ can boost their income and overall satisfaction levels. 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! 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  Please connect with me on LinkedIn and check out https://www.NewROI.com

Shaahin Cheyene - Conversation With a Serial Entrepreneur

Wednesday Sep 15, 2021

Today’s guest is the world’s leading Amazon industry expert and a serial entrepreneur since the age of fifteen. Dave Bookbinder goes Behind The Numbers with Shaahin Cheyene. Shaahin is the creator of Herbal Ecstacy, the nootropic pill that sparked the 100% legal smart drug movement. Shaahin made millions, but what made it special was that he was only 15 years old at the time! Shaahin was also an early innovator in the vaping world, inventing the industry first Vapir Vaporizer, as well as hundreds of other multi-million-dollar products. Since then, Shaahin has further established himself as an award-winning entrepreneur, Amazon expert, inventor, author and filmmaker. His career as a serial entrepreneur spans more than 30 years and a billion dollars in revenue. Shaahin’s family of products on Amazon.com consistently outpace sales of household brands on the platform, making him a sought-after expert and consultant for Fortune 500 companies. 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! 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  Please connect with me on LinkedIn and check out https://www.NewROI.com

Mike Duffy - The Power of Positivity

Wednesday Sep 08, 2021

Positive psychology demonstrates that we’re much smarter when operating from a positive mindset. Today’s guest has made happiness his life’s mission - in fact - he created the Happiness Hall of Fame. Dave Bookbinder goes Behind The Numbers with Mike Duffy, Founder of the Happiness Hall of Fame. Mike is also the author of five books, a TedEx speaker and the CEO of Happiness Wealth Management.  In this episode, Mike explains the happiness ‘formula,’ shares stories from hall of fame inductees and much more! 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! 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  Please connect with me on LinkedIn and check out https://www.NewROI.com

Jodi Woelkerling - Building Resilience and Reducing Stress

Monday Aug 30, 2021

If we’ve learned anything from the global pandemic, it’s that many of us are suffering from burnout and need to find ways to increase our resilience. Today’s guest helps us to manage stress and increase resilience. Dave Bookbinder goes Behind The Numbers with Jodi Woelkerling, Founder, Jodi Woelkerling Enterprises and author of World Class Leadership. In this episode, Jodi discusses the need for resilience for individuals and corporations, and how to build a resilient culture. She also says that “we don’t have to accept stress as a way of life.”  Tune in to hear why that’s the case. 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! 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  Please connect with me on LinkedIn and check out https://www.NewROI.com

Jim Barnish - Value Creation & Growth Strategy

Tuesday Aug 24, 2021

Today’s guest explains that certain numbers are merely “table stakes” and that what matters more is found behind the numbers. I couldn’t have scripted that any better myself 😊 Dave Bookbinder goes Behind The Numbers with Jim Barnish, Founder and Managing Partner of Orchid.Black. In this episode, Jim explains the pillars of value creation, the strategies that drive growth, and also shares his feelings about the leadership responsibilities of being the founder of a business. 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! 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  Please connect with me on LinkedIn and check out https://www.NewROI.com

Tyler Foley - Overcoming The Fear of Public Speaking

Monday Aug 16, 2021

The fear of public speaking is ranked ahead of the fear of death, meaning that most people would rather be in the casket than delivering the eulogy. Dave Bookbinder goes Behind The Numbers with Tyler Foley, Managing Director at Total Buy In and author of The Power to Speak Naked. Tyler is an actor, performer and coach. In this episode, Tyler provides insights on how to overcome the fear of public speaking, whether it’s delivering a board presentation or a wedding toast. 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! 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  Please connect with me on LinkedIn and check out https://www.NewROI.com

Claire Chandler - Leadership and Human Capital Value

Wednesday Aug 04, 2021

Today we’re discussing the value that people contribute to an organization from the lens of private equity investing. Dave Bookbinder goes Behind The Numbers with Claire Chandler, President & Founder of Talent Boost. In this episode, Claire shares her insights from helping private equity firms to maximize the value of their investments by leveraging a key intangible asset; people.  Claire also sheds light on the key traits of leadership teams that are critical to achieving this value. 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! 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  Please connect with me on LinkedIn and check out https://www.NewROI.com

Nicole Galli - Protecting Intellectual Property

Wednesday Jul 21, 2021

Today’s guest explains says that “IP is everywhere” – it’s up to the business owner to identify and leverage it. Dave Bookbinder goes Behind The Numbers with Nicole Galli, Managing Member at ND Galli Law. In this episode, Nicole tells us that many business owners are not aware that they have intellectual property (“IP”). She goes on to highlight some types of IP, and how to protect it. 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! 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  Please connect with me on LinkedIn and check out https://www.NewROI.com

Mike Provance - Helping Brands With Predictive Marketing

Monday Jun 21, 2021

Today’s guest explains how companies can move into the digital world and forge a deeper connection to the customer. Dave Bookbinder goes Behind The Numbers with Mike Provance, CEO of 3x3. In this episode, Mike shares his experience in helping brands in utilizing predictive marketing to better understand and add value to their customers. Spoiler alert: value = creating great experiences. 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! 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  Please connect with me on LinkedIn and check out https://www.NewROI.com

Scott Inglis - Financial Planning With a Registered Investment Adviser

Wednesday Jun 09, 2021

If you’re looking to put your financial house in order and prepare a plan for your future, today’s guest has some great insights for you. Dave Bookbinder goes Behind The Numbers with Scott Inglis, Regional Director at Carnegie Investment Counsel. In this episode, Scott de-mystifies crypto / bitcoin, explains the merits of a diversified investment portfolio and a comparison of index funds vs. active management. 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! 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  Please connect with me on LinkedIn and check out https://www.NewROI.com

Rod Burkert - Scaling a Professional Services Business

Wednesday Jun 02, 2021

As a professional services provider, you’re always caught in the cycle of providing that service and looking for more clients. How can you do that successfully and find balance in your personal life? Dave Bookbinder goes Behind The Numbers with Rod Burkert, Founder of Burkert Valuation Advisors. Although Rod works with business valuation professionals, his process and methodology lend themselves to anyone in professional services. In this episode, Rod explains why the 1:1 business model doesn’t scale, how to attract more clients and developing a “selling mindset.” 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! 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  Please connect with me on LinkedIn and check out https://www.NewROI.com

Eliza Van Cort - Taking Back Your Power

Saturday May 08, 2021

Today’s guest tells us how to live the life of our choosing; unapologetically and bravely. Dave Bookbinder goes Behind The Numbers with Eliza Van Cort, author of A Woman’s Guide to Claiming Space. In this episode, Eliza Van Cort shares her inspiration for writing what has been described as one of the top 21 business books to read in 2021. She shares advice for avoiding “anti-mentors,” how to avoid people who make you feel small, how leaders can create safe space for everyone, and more! There are great insights here for the guys as well, so be sure to check it out. 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! 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  Please connect with me on LinkedIn and check out https://www.NewROI.com

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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 


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Behind The Numbers is a show about business for business owners, executives and the eco-systems that serve them. 

Being a guest on the program gives you the opportunity to demonstrate thought leadership, add value to the audience and generate great content for you to use.

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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