Finish Bigis an illuminating and inspirational guide to one
of the most stressful, and yet potentially rewarding, processes
business owners must go through.
Bo Burlingham is the author of Small Giants: Companies That Choose to be Great Instead of Big, a finalist for the Financial Times/Goldman Sachs Business Book of the Year in 2006. An editor at large at Inc., he has also written for Esquire, Harper's, Mother Jones and the Boston Globe, among other publications.
Practical and profound, fast-moving and thought-provoking,
masterful in its clear prose and compelling stories- Bo Burlingham
has once again done a tremendous service in deploying his craft. --
Jim Collins, author of Good to Great and co-author of Built to Last
and Great by Choice
Finish Big is for all those founder/leaders who want to do more than take...it is for the ones who want to leave something behind. -- Simon Sinek, author of Start with Why and Leaders Eat Last
I love Burlingham's quest to understand why some entrepreneurs create a meaningful life after exiting their businesses, while others suffer and wander without purpose. Practical and profound, fast-moving and thought-provoking, masterful in its clear prose and compelling stories - Bo Burlingham has once again done a tremendous service in deploying his craft. -- Jim Collins, author of Good to Great and co-author of Built to Last and Great by Choice
Given the plethora of management books, the idea of something truly new is nutty. But Finish Big sprouts from untilled soil, offering invaluable tales of business owners wrestling with life's thorniest issues. Remarkable research, remarkable prose, remarkable book. -- Tom Peters, coauthor of In Search of Excellence
This book is a gift, a must read for anyone who has even an inkling that it might be helpful. It will reward you with both peace of mind and a significant ROI. -- Seth Godin, entrepreneur and author
For anyone tiring of Silicon Valley-inspired guides to success, the stars of this guide on how to prepare your business for sale are refreshingly unglamorous * The Times *
One of the better books I have read on this subject ... full of sound ideas about which advisers to use, how to find meaning after selling your life's work, how to balance the various priorities when you sell, who to sell to - and what price to expect -- Luke Johnson * Financial Times *