Legacy

Steve Jobs on a Motorcycle

What is the most vital investment for the success of your private business? What are your most important assets for your positive legacy? When I ask the most successful Entrepreneur Owner-Managers (for profit or not-for-profit) what they attribute their success to, they almost always say it’s the team they have surrounded themselves with executing on …

We all get that conflict is to the largest degree, an unavoidable part of the human condition, right? Inequality of power and wealth, fear, envy, struggle with self-regulation, sexual desire, hostility to other groups or tribes, or hostility within our own tribe. There are only a few master plots in the library of the world’s …

I watch as our understanding of the world we’re inhabiting and operating in evolves as we accumulate successes, failures, scar tissue, perhaps (if we’re lucky) even what can be termed “mastery”. You begin to understand more and more “how it is.” Frequently you have less tolerance for those who are learning that for their first …

Six Things
You Can Do
Right Now

  • Enterprising business owners will find a wealth of useful advice in If You Want to Earn a Capital Gain Someday: Six Things You Can Do Right Now (2015), a new book from the partners of Bigelow LLC (Pete Worrell, Dave Linton, and Rob MacLeod) that has just been published by Blue Tree.
  • This practical, hands-on book is filled with nuggets of information—and recommendations—from veterans of the private transaction market that any private business owner will be able to put to immediate use.
  • Each chapter concludes with a compilation of thoughtful, focusing questions designed to inspire interested Entrepreneur Owner-Managers (EOMs) to discover their own answers.

EnterpriseValue

  • Published by McGraw-Hill in 2014, this work vividly describes lessons learned from working with the best seasoned successful Entrepreneur Owner-Managers (EOMs) creating sustaining wealth and positive legacy—at the intersection of Finance and Psychology.
  • This work is based on established foundational theory in finance, economics, and positive psychology, coupled with the authors' years of experience working exclusively with hundreds of seasoned, successful EOMs—industry disruptors and game changers.
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