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The Wake Up Call

Release Date: 12/26/2023

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Your WakeUp Call begins when you start to challenge conventional thinking. When you empower yourself to break free from the daily grind. When you choose to design your own lifestyle and economy. 

Join us as we delve into the entrepreneurial journey of a seasoned professional, exploring the mechanics of business acquisitions and the lucrative Software as a Service (SaaS) landscape. Discover the unique strategies and personal experiences shared by Michael Frew, offering valuable insights for aspiring entrepreneurs and seasoned investors alike.

 

Key Points From This Episode: 

  1. Progress in the acquisition strategy by continuous learning and adaptation with each new opportunity.

  2. Exploring the preference for businesses targeting engineering teams, providing tools and utilities that cater to the needs of technical professionals.

  3. Discussing the advantages of investing in online businesses, such as higher cash flow compared to traditional investments like real estate. Insights into tax benefits, depreciation, and appreciation unique to the online business space.

  4. Acknowledging the valuable lessons learned from acquisitions that didn't go as planned, emphasizing the importance of failure in entrepreneurial growth.

  5. Drawing parallels with Warren Buffett's investment philosophy, adopting a meticulous approach to acquisitions with a limited number of strategic investments.

  6. Demystifying Software as a Service (SaaS) businesses, highlighting the recurring revenue model and the appeal of acquiring companies in this space.

  7. Hands-on approach to business operations, especially in the realm of SAS companies, where a deep understanding of engineering needs remains crucial.

 

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Resources:

 www.michaelfrew.com - Michael's Personal Website

www.PaulDavidThompson.com - Real estate resources, past episodes, and information on my mastermind

 

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About Today’s Guest:

Michael Frew is a seasoned technology veteran boasting over two decades of experience collaborating with industry giants such as Lockheed Martin, IBM, and Amazon. In a bold shift towards Acquisition Entrepreneurship, Michael has successfully navigated the digital landscape, overseeing an impressive 8-figure portfolio of cloud-based software companies. This strategic move has resulted in a consistent 7-figure annual income.

Michael's proficiency in digital business acquisitions and operational management has not gone unnoticed. He has gained recognition in esteemed outlets such as FE International, Indie Hackers, and Empire Flippers.