This is a guest post by Jock Purtle, the Founder and CEO of online brokerage service Digital Exits. His firsthand…
CEO exit strategies
Here’s a sneak peek of the book jacket proof for my book coming out in September. The CEO Tightrope has been years in the making, so it’s gratifying to see it finally becoming a reality! The back cover gives you a summary of what the book is all about, but in a nutshell it is a practical guide for current and aspiring CEOs based on my years of trial and error. My goal was always to become a CEO, so I started my own companies to become one at a young age. I’ve been disappointed at the lack of CEO resources ever since, so this book is my way of contributing to the literature and sharing what I’ve learned. More to come.
I have spent much of my career running businesses in the startup phase of their lives. In my mind, the…
Starting April 4, I am teaching my CEO class again in conjunction with the Rice Alliance Austin Chapter and the Austin Technology Council. The class is designed for CEOs with more than 20 employees who are seeking ways to grow via the right tools, people and processes.
Excellent post by my friend and former colleague Gordon Daugherty
In part 1 of this article, Bob covered three of the six issues he recommends you deal with now to accelerate your path to an exit: show credible numbers, acknowledge the intangibles, and recover from business entropy. Here are his recommendations on the final three.