The Acquirer’s Playbook – Strategy

The Acquirer’s Playbook – Strategy

The Acquirer’s Playbook was recently published on Amazon. It sets out a simple little process map to build M&A capability into your business – The Acquisitions Approvals Model. Using extracts from the book I explain the essential first phase of getting...
The Curious Mind of Brian Grazer

The Curious Mind of Brian Grazer

Apollo 13, Splash, 8 Mile, A Beautiful Mind, Friday Night Lights, Arrested Development, 24 were all produced by Brian Grazer. Brian’s new book A Curious Mind (co-written with Charles Fishman) sets out a brilliant case for being curious throughout your life. Is there...
Final Call – Book Launch Parties

Final Call – Book Launch Parties

Next week you have 2 opportunities to join me to celebrate the launch of  The Acquirer’s Playbook. #1 – Tuesday – July 21st at Goulston & Storrs 400 Atlantic Avenue, Boston 6pm to 8pm Sign ups here Details here # 2 – Thursday July 23rd...
The Amazon Mystery

The Amazon Mystery

For the average entrepreneur making a loss means cash is getting lower. The business is hemorrhaging. Blood is leaving the patient. In the start-up world it’s called the runway. How much runway have I got? Perhaps your personal savings are being used to fund those...