oday's episode takes a look at 2 common risks that searchers encounter when buying small businesses — and how you, the buyer, can address those risks.

The first is industry risk, and the second is whether the business can survive without the owner/seller.

Elliott Holland is my guest to discuss these risks.

Elliott founded Guardian Due Diligence, a firm that specializes in quality of earnings reports & due diligence for acquisitions in the lower middle market. So, just the sort of acquisitions that are featured on Acquiring Minds week after week.

(By the way, let me know if you like this shorter format, and I'll do more like it.)