John Dini

John Dini

John F. Dini is widely recognized as one of the nation’s leading experts on small business ownership. He is a consultant and coach to hundreds of business owners, CEOs and Presidents of companies. John is an outlier in coaching business owners, having achieved the incredible feat of delivering over 10,000 hours of face-to-face, personal advice to entrepreneurs.

Mr. Dini is the author of 11 Things You Absolutely Need to Know About Selling Your Business, now in its second edition, and Hunting in a Farmer's World: Celebrating the Mind of an Entrepreneur. He is a serial entrepreneur currently operating his 9th company, and has conducted business in all 50 United States, Canada, South America, Europe and Asia.

John founded and operates the most successful peer group franchise in North America, overseeing 15 monthly meetings of business owners’ groups under the auspices of The Alternative Board®. He holds a BS in Accounting from Rutgers University, a Master of Business Administration from Pepperdine University, is a Certified MBA, and holds six additional certifications in exit planning, business brokerage, behavioral analysis, medical practice management, facilitation and coaching.

Mr. Dini writes numerous articles on small business topics for newspapers, magazines, and in his own blog www.awakeat2oclock.com . He speaks frequently to business groups and national associations, and is a 10-year member of Jim Blasingame’s “Braintrust,” appearing regularly on “The Small Business Advocate” nationally syndicated radio program as an expert in the issues of small business ownership.

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The demographic challenges baby boomer business sellers have
John Dini joins Jim Blasingame to report on the demographic challenge the baby boomer generation of business owners will have, as they try to sell their businesses to a much smaller, and less capital ready, Generation X.
John Dini joins Jim Blasingame to talk about the possibility that there will be a drop in small businesses over the next generation, due to the demographic realities of fewer founders and buyers.
John Dini joins Jim Blasingame to report on the demographic impediments for Baby Boomer businesses selling to Gen X buyers, including the smaller generation and the lack of capital.