Episode 45

Published on:

6th Dec 2022

Joe Wechsler | Business Buying Practices

Joe Wechsler is the CEO of VirtuAlly, a rapidly growing telehealth company, and the Managing Director at Blueline Ventures, a middle-market business acquisition company he founded in 2020.

His experience includes large organizations and entrepreneurial settings, as well as leading and motivating worldwide teams and driving strategic initiatives at large scales.

Joe is an accomplished advisory leader with experience in strategic planning, project management, organizational transformation, and M&A integration planning and management.

In today's episode of the Passive Wealth Principles podcast, Joe will join Jake Harris for an insightful conversation about his journey to success and will also uncover some effective business buying practices.

You will find out more details about Joe’s background and origin story and some of the experiences that shaped him into who he is today.

You will also learn how Joe started a real estate development company in his mid-20s.

Joe will share how he started working in management consulting and will talk about his experience as a healthcare consultant and business strategist, the struggles and the achievements he had in this industry. 

He will also talk about how he transitioned from consulting to business acquisition, will share some of the lessons he learned when he acquired his first business, will discuss the importance of due diligence and so much more.

Listen now and enjoy!

What You’ll Learn in this Show: 

  • How Joe started working in management consulting 
  • Joe’s experience as a healthcare consultant and business strategist: struggles and achievements
  • When is the best time to exit a business?
  • Transitioning from consulting to business acquisition
  • Some of the lessons Joe learned when he acquired his first business
  • And so much more...





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About the Podcast

Passive Wealth Principles
Contrarian Investing for Cash Flow and Freedom
You are listening to the Passive Wealth Principles Podcast. Your host; Jake Harris is the founder of an award-winning real estate investment firm and actively investing in commercial real estate all over the country. This show allows you to tune into interviews, dive deeper and deconstruction many passive wealth principles not just from investing but tactics, strategies, and many fascinating ways in which people have achieved levels of passive wealth.

Through my nearly 20 year career as a professional investor, I have built an amazing network of people and come across some super-savvy investors that not only have a unique stance on the marketplace but look at the same problems we all face and many times have come up with a simple but unconventional approach to solving them.

So come be a fly on the wall. Enjoy the conversations and these amazing passive wealth principle lessons.

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About your host

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Jake Harris

A sought-after expert and gifted story teller with contagious energy, he inspires everyone around him with encyclopedic research. He can take complicated ideas and convey them simply and clearly for everyone to understand. As a founder and managing partner of an award-winning commercial real estate firm, he has authored a #1 bestselling book (CatchingKnives). He has been featured in many publications including The NY Times & Yahoo Finance, he is a frequent speaker, podcast guest, and a highly valued coach. He uses those superpowers to pioneer cutting-edge bold design into an exciting hotel, infill, and adaptive reuse projects across the country. To date has purchased and sold1200+ properties in23 states and amassed a commercial real estate portfolio of iconic properties. He earned a master's degree in International Real Estate, sits on the FIU real estate board, is an accreditedCongress of New Urbanism city builder, a member of CCIM, Urban Land Institute (ULI) and holds a CA real estate brokers license.