Positive Enterprise Value Blog

Pete Worrell's latest thought leadership on how the character of EOMs influences decision making.

How is it that some privately owned businesses end up with terrific new majority owners, the Entrepreneur Owner-Managers (EOMs) moving gracefully into the next interesting and rewarding chapter of their lives, surrounded by friends, their positive legacy assured, their independence powered by the fortune just realized…while others’ outcomes look more like a train wreck? Is it merely luck, or is it more than that?

We think it’s more than luck. Nobody ever knows what goes on in the life of another EOM, but by listening to and learning from them, you very quickly realize that you are standing in front of a mirror, and that the EOM that you are listening to is giving you the framework and the language for the understanding you want to achieve.