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The Think Like an Owner newsletter is a compilation of my thoughts on investing in and operating small companies, published every other week. In the newsletter, I also share interesting and relevant resources I recently came across.


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Issue #37: What is your Operating Handbook?

My wife and I have been adjusting to life with a new corgi puppy this week and thus my writing time has been much more limited. But I wanted to ask one question of you. What resources, articles, books, podcasts, newsletters do you go to for great information and content on running a small business? I’m looking not only to make the podcast better, but conducting general research on what

Issue #36: Where to Start?

When folks ask what I want to be doing one day, I tell them I want to build a portfolio of small, private companies. But I’ve come to realize that statement doesn’t actually say anything.

Issue #30: Think Like a Storyteller

Good CEOs drive narrative, they are storytellers. The value of being a good storyteller for a public company is obvious since a huge portion of a public company’s value comes from its perception by others. In small companies, is the same true? Are owner-CEOs storytellers and can good storytelling increase the intrinsic value of their business?

Issue #21: Update

Brent Beshore, Polsky center, Andy Ellis, Chenmark Capital, Macro-Ops, Grant Thornton, Wendover Productions, Adam Keesling, Kelie Morgan

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Letters

Each year I write an annual letter to readers and listeners to reflect on the evolution of the podcast and my personal growth.

2019 Annual Letter: Gaining Traction

Before getting to the podcast, 2019 was a tremendous year personally. I flew to DC for a FinTwit gathering hosted by Jamie Catherwood, graduated college with a new job, and got engaged.

2018 Annual Letter to Readers and Listeners

As a fun goal for myself, I’ve decided to start writing annual (and possibly quarterly) letters for the Think Like an Owner project to reflect on the growth of the podcast, discussion around the micro private equity market, and my personal learning.

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