Always End with the Beginning in Mind

Always End with the Beginning in Mind

How Firms Remain Great AFTER the Founder Exits

Donald F. White


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  • Successful transitions of professional service firms fail 90% of the time, due to lack of planning. However it is often the #l largest transaction during the life of a business owner. By following this plan, owners can guarantee a successful exit strategy.
  • The book is a well-written, somewhat humorous collection of important philosophies that business owners would be wise to follow, such as generosity and “people over profits.”
  • The author has access to 3 powerful “Dealer/Broker” networks, each with tens of thousands members.


Donald F. White:

Donald is the author of two audio series entitled "Legacy Planning" and "Building a Great Business". For over 20 years Don’s daily radio broadcast, God’s Money, was heard on WAY-FM in southeast Florida and on the Internet worldwide.

Donald received his Chartered Life Underwriter designation (CLU) in 1981, his Chartered Financial Consultant designation (ChFC) in 1986, and his Accredited Estate Planner designation (AEP) in 1994. Lastly, he became an Accredited Investment Fiduciary (AIF) in 2013. He is also a Past-Chairman of Love without Boundaries Board of Directors (, a non-profit organization assisting orphans and vulnerable children.

A world renowned communicator, Donald has spoken on virtually every corner of the globe, including several talks at the MDRT Annual Meeting, the keynote to the first-time attendees of the 2000 MDRT Annual Meeting and was a main platform speaker at the 2014 meeting in Toronto.

He is the proud father of twin adopted girls from China, Sydney and Reagan. His wife Grace, does all she can to keep him home with her and their kids, rather than riding his bicycles, golfing, rowing, boating, scuba diving or skiing in the Rockies.