Take Control of Life and Manifest Anything You Put Your Mind to: Business Ownership – Financial Independence - Happiness

You’re here because you want life changes. Maybe you’re tired of working for someone, unhappy with where your life is or want a life like the top 5% earners. It’s not your fault, we’ve all been programmed and conditioned to believe a certain way which those beliefs manifest our physical reality.

The Epitome of The Mindwill reprogram you and teach you how to think, creating your ideal life while helping to achieve your full potential.

The principles and tools we applyhave been used by the most successful and greatest financial achieverssince the beginning of time – I went from homeless on government assistance to a millionaire and CEO of multiple companies, living life on two continents, happy and in the best shape of my life. While creating millionaires in the processteaching these simple principles.

Therefor I developed this Masterclass to teach people how to reprogram their mind and by doing so you manifest the business, life partner, financials, health and lifestyle of your desire. Visions are a picture of your preferred future they aren’t dreams.Epitome of The Mindlearners execute the Manifest with Your Mind First strategy. Consider this the only and last step in your journey.

Our Life is a creation of our mind.
This Masterclass is to help...
Uncover Your Expertise

Learn what your purpose is in life by uncovering your value addto society through your expertise and create multiple income streams.

Existing Entrepreneurs

With your expertiseand resources generate exponential business growth on autopilot.

Mindset Moves

Program the mind how to think and not what to think so you can maneuver in almost any situation and Manifest the life that you have been waiting for and have envisioned.

Here's everything we'll cover...

In this module, you will learn the foundations of acquisition entrepreneurship (AE) as a strategy.

Lessons include:
  • AE Framework from an Entrepreneur Perspective
  • The Two Different Journeys for an Entrepreneur
  • Guest Speaker: The Power of Trying Crazy Things to Fix Perfect Problems with Jim McKelvey
  • Bonus Content: The 5 Myths of Entrepreneurship
  • Benefits of AE as an Entrepreneur
  • Guest Speaker: The Story of a Textbook Acquisition Entrepreneur, Dan Peskorse
  • AE Framework from an Investor Perspective
  • Gazelles vs. Venture Capital
  • Bonus Content: Alternative Retirement Strategies
  • Return on Investment
  • Upside Potential
  • Margin of Safety
  • Supplemental Reading: Upside Potential Walk Through
  • Accelerated Route to Value Creation
  • Skill Builder: Return on Investment
  • Bonus Lecture: The 4 Pathways of Entrepreneurship Through Acquisition
  • Knowledge Check

In this module, you’ll take the most important primary step filled with self-reflection that most buyers don’t take – determining who you are as a buyer.

Lessons include:
  • The Most Important Thing
  • Personal Impact
  • Attitude
  • Bonus Content: Will you actually buy? The secret sauce to execution
  • Skill Builder: Understanding Growth Mindset
  • Aptitude
  • Bonus Content: Leveraging Career Capital
  • Skill Builder: The Power of Your Story
  • Supplemental Reading: PERMA Model
  • Expert Interview: What Makes a Successful Acquisition Entreprenuer, Dr. David Weller
  • Skill Builder: Personal Strengths and Weaknesses
  • Action
  • Bonus Content: Determining Your Search Strategy
  • Supplemental Reading: Level of Individual Involvement
  • Skill Builder: Determining the most appropriate level of involvement
  • Skill Builder: Entrepreneurial Self-Assessment Survey
  • Skill Builder: Personal Goals
  • Skill Builder: Three A’s

In this module, you’ll gain clarity to your search as it relates to developing a unique target statement specific to your personal buyer brand.

Lessons include:
  • Bonus Content: Glimpse Into the Acquisition Lab – The Good, Bad, and Ugly of Buying a Business
  • Profiling Your Business: Eternally Profitable, Turnaround, Platform, & High Growth
  • Skill Practice: Identifying Opportunity Profiles
  • Resource: AE Matrix Reference Guide
  • Bonus Content: The Biggest Mistake I Made While Acquiring $16.5mm in revenue
  • Defining the Size of Your Business
  • Bonus Content: How Post-Close Liquidity Determines How Much You can Afford
  • Resource: What Can You Afford Calculator
  • Resource: Deal Size Reference Guide
  • Defining the Right Amount of Leverage
  • Skill Practice: Determining Net Worth
  • Defining Industry Type
  • Supplemental Reading: Evaluating B2B vs. B2C/DTC
  • Supplemental Reading: Industry Overviews
  • Formulating Your Target Statement
  • Skill Practice: Industry Reaction Worksheet
  • Skill Builder: Target Statement Worksheet

In this module, you’ll learn the various approaches to use to identify deals and build a transaction team.

Lessons include:
  • Bonus Content: Glimpse into the Acquisition Lab – How to Compete as a First Time Buyer
  • Get Upstream
  • Broker Outreach
  • Bonus Content: Two Biggest Mistakes From Worst Buyer Ever
  • Supplemental Reading: Tips for Nailing Broker Outreach
  • Meeting with Brokers
  • Every Business is for Sale
  • Supplemental Reading: Managing Emotions to Reinforce Your Brand
  • Skill Practice: Understanding Seller Motivations
  • Guest Speaker: Leaving the Search Fund Model and Buying on Her Own, Monica Weaver
  • Banker Outreach
  • Debt Vehicles
  • Bonus Content: Is a personal guarantee required?
  • Supplemental Reading: Financing a Deal
  • Expert Interview: Undertanding SBA Financing with Stephen Speer
  • Supplemental Reading: Insight into the SBA Financing Process
  • Partners, CPAs, & Lawyers
  • Bonus Content: The Difference Your Team Makes on Your Acquisition
  • Fundamentals
  • Guest Speaker: How Ryan Begelman Built and Sold a $50mm Company
  • Resource: SBA Personal Financial Statement

In this module, you’ll learn the frameworks to use to evaluate a business and begin analyzing it’s performance.

Lessons include:
  • Offering Memorandums & Accounting Methods
  • Skill Practice: Evaluating Accrual vs. Cash Accounting
  • Balance Sheets
  • Income Statements
  • Cashflow Statements & Critical Factors
  • Supplemental Reading: Forecasting & Stress Testing
  • Asset-Based Valuation
  • Cash Flow-Based Valuation
  • Bonus Content: Is it a fair multiple?
  • Bonus Content: Shift Your Focus
  • SDE Analysis and Value vs. Asking Price
  • Bonus Content: Measuring Business Earnings
  • Bonus Content: Calculating Add Backs as a Broker
  • Business Strategy
  • Porter’s Five Forces and Lifecycle of an Industry
  • Supplemental Reading: Porters Five Forces
  • Bonus Content: Five Forces of Power
  • Skill Practice: Applying Porter’s Five Forces
  • Additional Frameworks
  • Bonus Content: Evaluating the True Level of Risk of Your Acquisition
  • Market Research and Market Strategy
  • Knowledge Check

In this module, you’ll gain insight into the seller’s perspective and what to expect as you begin to interact with sellers.

Lessons include:
  • The Seller’s Story
  • Bonus Content: The Journey of Deciding to Sell
  • Meeting the Seller
  • Negotiating Strategies
  • Discussion Strategies
  • Knowledge Check

In this module, you learn the process of extending your first Letter of Intent (LOI) and how to move forward.

Lessons include:
  • Stop and Review
  • Expert Interview: Navigating the Legal Side of a Transaction, Joel Ankney, author of Here’s the Deal
  • Letter of Intent
  • Resource: Letter of Intent Sample
  • Supplemental Reading: Critical First Steps after Signing LOI
  • Supplemental Reading: Explanation of Related Documents
  • Bonus Content: When to use an IOI (Indication of Interest)
  • Deal Type Purchase Considerations
  • Bonus Content: Asset Sale vs. Stock Sale
  • Bonus Content: Importance of Working Capital
  • Deal Structure and Closing Date
  • Bonus Content: Structuring Your First Offer
  • Bonus Content: Navigating Customer Concentration
  • Supplemental Reading: Key Considerations When Structuring Your Offer
  • Contigencies and Agreement on Agreement
  • Resource: Asset Purchase Agreement Sample
  • Pre-Negotiations and Seller Response
  • Bonus Content: Why Deals Fall Apart
  • Managing the Acquisition Phase

In this module, you’ll learn how to manage the transaction post-LOI starting with due diligence.

Lessons include:
  • Due Diligence
  • Supplemental Reading: Common Red Flags
  • Supplemental Reading: Legal Due Diligence
  • Supplemental Reading: Financial Due Diligence
  • Guest Lecture: Financial Due Diligence, Bill Wiersema, Miller Cooper
  • Optional Reading: Financial Due Diligence in Acquisitions by Bill Wiersema
  • Supplemental Reading: Operational Due Diligence
  • Resource: Due Diligence Checklist
  • Expert Interview: Conducting Due Diligence with Elliott Holland
  • Exploiting Opportunities and Closing Deals
  • Knowledge Check

In this module, you’ll get a glimpse into the closing of your deal and how best to manage it in the first 100 days.

Lessons include:
  • Closing Expectations
  • Closing Process
  • First 90 Days
  • Supplemental Reading: Communication Planning
  • Supplemental Reading: Role of Communication in Retaining Key Talent
  • Supplemental Reading: Role of Change Management in Employee Retention
  • Supplemental Reading: Role of Engaging Employees in Retention
  • Resource: Message Mapping
  • Day 1, First 30 days
  • Days 60 – 90
  • Bonus Content: Hiring a Manager to Operate Your Acquisition
  • Growth through Acquisition
  • Guest Speaker: The Ultimate Success Story: How Charles Bracken Grew His First Acquisition to Over $100M in Revenue and Exited
  • Bonus Lecture: Growing Your Business Through Acquisition
  • Bonus Content: Learning More about Growth Through Acquisition
  • Acquisition in the Entrepreneurship Economy
  • Guest Speaker: Building Value in Your Business, Brian Jones
  • Guest Speaker: Ensuring Transferability of Your Business, Richard Mowery
  • Bonus Content: The Business Buyer Playbook
  • Knowledge Check

This module was created to allow for easy navigation to the most commonly used financial analysis metrics.

  • Cash Conversion Cycle
  • Current Ratio
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio
  • Growth Rate Analysis
  • Profitability Analysis
  • Vertical Analysis
  • Horizontal Analysis

This module was created to provide an easy searchable glossary of key terms for people new to Acquisition Entreprenuership who are trying to navigate new concepts.

  • Cash Conversion Cycle
  • Current Ratio
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio
  • Growth Rate Analysis
  • Profitability Analysis
  • Vertical Analysis
  • Horizontal Analysis

This module is for anyone considering purchasing online businesses:

  • Expert Interview: Acquiring Online Businesses with Shawn Hussain, eCommerce Law Group

This module highlights how best to value your transaction if you’re working with investors

  • Bonus Content: Valuing For Investors

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André Stewart

About the Author

André Stewart was a Banker for 10 years at major banks including; Silicon Valley Bank, Wells Fargo, Wachovia and a Private bank named OneWest Bank in Los Angeles. While in banking he was an advisor to venture capital firms, some of the largest tech company CEOs, most innovative startups worldwide, small-mid size corporations and high net worth individuals. Post banking, he founded the first global real estate investing app that allows people to invest remotely safely and easily.

The app allows users to manage, rent, sell and evaluate using hyperlocal analytics to make remote due diligence and property buying less risky all while connecting users with other investors anywhere in the world.

In addition, the first platform that allows people to buy investment properties using cryptocurrencies.

André Stewart is a Bestselling author and the host of a popular podcast called Investing Uncensored which is distributed on all major listening platforms. He's also a regular contributor on the housing market for USA Today and other national networks.

In 2020 he founded InvestFar Capital which provided $10M in funding for investors to purchase investment properties in the first 13 months of it’s existence. With zero marketing and 1 part-time employee.

With his background as a Certified Coach, Certified NLP Practitioner and 15+years in the financial industry, André enables his clients by empowering them financially and setting them on their path to being financially free by creating breakthrough strategies. His methods create new neurological pathways by shattering old limiting belief systems.

André Stewart was nominated for Los Angeles Times CFO & CEO Leadership Award in 2021.

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