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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Episodes

Wednesday Jan 19, 2022

Today’s guest is building one of the fastest growing companies in the U.S. Tune in to learn how he did it. Dave Bookbinder goes Behind The Numbers with Tyler Robertson, Chief Executive Officer at Diesel Laptops. In this episode, Tyler discusses his entrepreneurial journey from a bootstrapped startup to a company with more than 200 employees. He offers insights for how to build a sustainable business; including lessons learned from his evolution as a leader.   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!!

Tuesday Dec 28, 2021

Many of your behaviors are driven by subconscious limiting beliefs. Today’s guest tells us how to increase your confidence and success by eliminating those limiting beliefs. Dave Bookbinder goes Behind The Numbers with Daniel Tolson, Founder and CEO of The Tolson Institue. In this episode, Daniel shares his insights regarding practical strategies and techniques used by all successful businesses that thrive in tough markets. The key is emotional intelligence. 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!!  

Tuesday Dec 21, 2021

Today’s guest says that most investments in innovation do not lead to value creation. Tune in to learn why. Dave Bookbinder goes Behind The Numbers with Innovation Strategy Expert, Bruno Pesec. In this episode, Bruno explains how to create value from corporate innovation and how to measure the impact of innovation on three levels: Strategic, Managerial and Tactical. Bruno also shares how to get buy-in for innovation projects and how he created a board game for teaching entrepreneurial skills. 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!!

Wednesday Dec 08, 2021

Today’s guest brings a deep resume of technical expertise, but he’s here today to discuss what matters most in business. Dave Bookbinder goes Behind The Numbers with Bill Andreoni, Financial Services Industry Leader, Technical Accounting Consulting at RSM US LLP. In this episode, Bill discusses the challenges and opportunities of building and maintaining relationships with colleagues and clients in the midst of a global pandemic. He also shares the hard lessons-learned and some great advice for anyone with goals of leading a team. 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 us 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 Dec 01, 2021

In this low-yield environment, alternative investments might be an option for investors beyond the traditional stocks and bonds. Dave Bookbinder goes Behind The Numbers with Bryan Pham, Vice President of Investor Relations at Clarus. In this episode, we’re discussing the power of uncorrelated returns and how alternative investments can actually lower the risk of your portfolio. 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 Dave 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!!

Thursday Nov 18, 2021

Botco.ai is changing the chat bot experience for its customers by leveraging the power of data and artificial intelligence. Dave Bookbinder goes Behind The Numbers with Anu Shukla, Co-Founder and Executive Chair at Botco.ai. In this episode, serial entrepreneur, Anu Shukla, explains why customer engagement is enhanced and how new product ideas are born from the chatbot experience. She also shares her journey of entrepreneurship and best advice for business owners from her 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!   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!!

Wednesday Nov 10, 2021

If you can’t measure it; you can’t manage it. But what if you choose the wrong “it?” Dave Bookbinder goes Behind The Numbers with Dave Coffaro, Principal, Strategic Advisory Consulting Group and author of Leading from Zero: Seven Essential Elements of Earning Relevance. In this episode, Dave explains why earning and sustaining relevance with employees and customers is the primary responsibility of leaders. He also shares the roadmap to achieving relevance, including: Leading by Cause Re-defining ‘Normal’ Adaptive Disruption, and Seeing Your Organization as Others Do. 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. 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 Please connect with me on LinkedIn and check out https://www.NewROI.com THANK YOU FOR PUTTING BEHIND THE NUMBERS IN THE TOP 5% MOST POPULAR PROGRAMS GLOBALLY, ACCORDING TO LISTEN NOTES!!

Thursday Nov 04, 2021

Today’s guest discusses a unique way to diversify your portfolio by investing in Real Estate. Dave Bookbinder goes Behind The Numbers with Dana Cornell, Chief Executive Officer at Cornell Capital Holdings. In this episode, Dana shares the ‘why’ behind founding the company and how investors can earn consistent equity-like returns by investing in “institutional-quality” real estate. 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. 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 Please connect with me on LinkedIn and check out https://www.NewROI.com THANK YOU FOR PUTTING BEHIND THE NUMBERS IN THE TOP 5% MOST POPULAR PROGRAMS GLOBALLY, ACCORDING TO LISTEN NOTES!!

Wednesday Oct 27, 2021

Today’s guest shares a little-known gem in the tax code that offers economic advantages in managing risk. Dave Bookbinder goes Behind The Numbers with Van Carlson, Founder and CEO of SRA831bAdmin. In this episode, Van explains the ins and outs of the 831b insurance program and why it is a strategic tool used by the Fortune 500 but also available to smaller companies as well. 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. 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 Please connect with me on LinkedIn and check out https://www.NewROI.com THANK YOU FOR PUTTING BEHIND THE NUMBERS IN THE TOP 5% MOST POPULAR PROGRAMS GLOBALLY, ACCORDING TO LISTEN NOTES!!  

Wednesday Oct 20, 2021

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! 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. 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 Please connect with me on LinkedIn and check out https://www.NewROI.com THANK YOU FOR PUTTING BEHIND THE NUMBERS IN THE TOP 5% MOST POPULAR PROGRAMS GLOBALLY, ACCORDING TO LISTEN NOTES!!

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! 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. 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 THANK YOU FOR PUTTING BEHIND THE NUMBERS IN THE TOP 5% MOST POPULAR PROGRAMS GLOBALLY, ACCORDING TO LISTEN NOTES!!

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! 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. 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 Please connect with me on LinkedIn and check out https://www.NewROI.com THANK YOU FOR PUTTING BEHIND THE NUMBERS IN THE TOP 5% MOST POPULAR PROGRAMS GLOBALLY, ACCORDING TO LISTEN NOTES!!

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! 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. 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 Please connect with me on LinkedIn and check out https://www.NewROI.com THANK YOU FOR PUTTING BEHIND THE NUMBERS IN THE TOP 5% MOST POPULAR PROGRAMS GLOBALLY, ACCORDING TO LISTEN NOTES!!

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 THANK YOU FOR PUTTING BEHIND THE NUMBERS IN THE TOP 5% MOST POPULAR PROGRAMS GLOBALLY, ACCORDING TO LISTEN NOTES!!

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 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 


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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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