I'm an investment banker, writer, author, and speaker. My work involves value creation and value harvesting. Seriously. I'm the author of Mergers & Acquisitions For Dummies (Wiley) and I also wrote Venture Capital 101 (Kindle Digital Press).
I never thought I was a good writer. For the most part I was an indifferent student and at times I struggled in school. In particular, English, grammar, and writing vexed me. On the other side of the ...Read More
William Benners Snow was born in Chicago, Illinois on September 12, 1931. After graduating from Chicago’s Senn High School in 1949, he attended North Park College for two years before transferring t...Read More
Prelude: A Void I grew up in the shadows of greatness, as if it once resided here but now was gone, long gone. The rot and decay we sensed throughout the tumult of the ‘70s was echoed in the ...Read More
Life doesn’t always go the way you want it to go. Sometimes you make plans that go asunder, sometimes you make no plans and succeed fabulously, and sometimes you have to scramble at the last moment ...Read More
As you may or may not know, we are incubating a rapidly growing company in our office. Fun stuff. And while this may be a bit of an exaggeration, they seem to have a new hire every week. If you want t...Read More
Sometimes you make an investment. That investment might be something personal – setting up a college fun for the kids or planning for your retirement. Sometimes you make a business investment R...Read More
We have 4 Cubs tickets for the game tomorrow afternoon. Game time is 1:20 pm. That’s Thursday April 24 in case you’re reading this email a day late. And 2014, in case this email got stuck in your ...Read More