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One Word…Plastics

One Word…Plastics
Mr. McGuire: I want to say one word to you. Just one word. Benjamin: Yes, sir. Mr. McGuire: Are you listening? Benjamin: Yes, I am. Mr. McGuire: Plastics. Benjamin: Exactly how do you mean? Mr. McGuire: There is a great future in plastics. Think about it. Will you think about it? The above lines were spoken in the classic coming… read more →

Thanksgiving, Pilgrims, And The State Of Our Economy

Thanksgiving, Pilgrims, And The State Of Our Economy
The Chinese proverb “may you live in interesting times” has been particularly true during the past few years. Harken back to November, 2007 and the DJIA (Dow Jones Industrial Average) which peaked the prior month began its precipitous 50% decline and by November 2008, the world economy was on the brink of collapse. This November as we prepare for the… read more →

Show Me The Money

Show Me The Money
  For many small business owners, selling a business represents the culmination of their entrepreneurial career.  You have built your business from the ground up and now it's time to slow down and enjoy the fruits of your labor.  You are ready to make the transition from understudy to lead role and play the part of Rod Tidwell in Jerry Maguire. … read more →

The Investment Herd

The Investment Herd
As I deplaned last week in Chicago along with 20 other private equity professionals sporting navy blue blazers with freshly pressed trousers, a gallery of ready to board passengers watched patiently as the herd of early flight businessmen paraded by.  Most of us, if not all of us were heading to the Association for Corporate Growth (“ACG”) Capital Connection, a conference… read more →
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