Hello there. I'm Alex.
I host the Think Like an Owner podcast to learn about owning and investing in small companies. My goal is to learn and build relationships in the space and this site is my way of documenting that learning through podcasting and writing.
Think Like An Owner
The Think Like an Owner podcast seeks out conversations with small company owners and investors to learn how to acquire and run small companies, with a focus on search funds, micro private equity, and permanent capital.
Beginning in August 2020, I started working on Think Like an Owner full time to continue building and growing the project. There is so much more to be done that I’m excited to work on!
The Think Like an Owner newsletter is a compilation of my thoughts on investing in and operating small companies, published every other week. In the newsletter, I also share interesting and relevant resources I recently came across.
2021 Annual Letter
What a year it’s been. My wife, Michelle, was accepted into Creighton University’s physical therapy doctorate program and in June 2021 we moved with our corgi, Cici, from Portland, Oregon to Omaha, Nebraska. Neither of us had ever been to
TLAO Newsletter #45: Elon Musk’s Process Improvement Philosophy
The one resource I saw over the past two weeks I can’t get out of my head is this video of Elon Musk describing his systems improvement process. It’s short, only two and a half minutes in length, but incredibly
TLAO Newsletter #44: Craig Fuller, Eads Bridge, and FatFIRE
I haven’t written anything since May but Lauren Rothlisberger inspired me to start writing again. Let’s see how this goes! As for excuses on why I’ve fallen off, I have none. I tell myself my work on other exciting projects