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.

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Hello there. I'm Alex.

I love learning about owning and investing in small companies and building relationships with professionals in the space. My goal is to learn as much as possible, as quickly as possible, and this site is my way of documenting that learning through podcasting and writing.

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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!

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Newsletter

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.

The Hidden Cost of Entrepreneurship

I met my former boss, Nick Fisher, in high school. He was running an entrepreneurship program for high school students called Young Entrepreneurs Business Week. Students in the first year program would spend a week on a college campus and

Don’t Search, Podcast

It’s becoming harder to stand out as a searcher using traditional means of communication like email and phone calls.

You Earn the Right to Simplify

In a conversation with a friend recently, we talked about how professionals deep in their careers are able to take in a wide range of information and find the piece that matters most. They can simplify everything down to only