The Character of Entrepreneur Owner-Managers

Leading an organization is challenging work. Being the owner, manager, cheerleader, and chief bottle washer can be rewarding, but exhausting. Sometimes it helps to learn about how others go about building their businesses so you can see that there are specific character strengths that you share with other successful, high-performing EOMs. Turns out that we share them too.

High Performing EOMs – Episode 4

Our Entrepreneur Owner-Manager podcast interview this month is with Paul LeBlanc, President and CEO of Southern New Hampshire University. Most…

High Performing EOMs

This month at Private Enterprise Value we are kicking off an experiment to regularly deliver you some thought-provoking interviews with…

Learning or Un-learning?

How fast do you learn? Perhaps a more fitting question is: how fast do you un-learn? Why does it matter?…

What Drives Demand?

I’ve been giving some thought to the drivers of demand. At Bigelow for example, is our practice driven by industrial…

Enterprise Value

Pete Worrell’s first book is written for seasoned, successful Entrepreneur Owner-Managers who are thinking about the long-term sustainability of their organizations, beyond their personal ownership of it. It is constructed on the theoretical foundations of corporate finance and positive psychology but is informed and flavored with entertaining real-life, first-person stories that illustrate its lessons about ownership and management succession.

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.