Recommended Books

I need to update my list of recommended books for entrepreneurs. I have several more to add to this list. But here is the list that I made a year or two ago: The E-Myth: Why Most Small Businesses Don't Work and What to Do About It. Author: Michael Gerber

Transparent Companies

One of my readers alerted me to this article in the April 1996 issue of Fast Company about the open culture of Whole Foods, a company that was approaching $1 billion in annual sales back then. The author called their approach "the future of democratic capitalism." Today the company's market cap is $9 billion and sales will exceed $5 billion this year. This company is doing a lot of things right. Its non-heirarchical open culture is fascinating. Here's a quote from the 1996 article:

Scott Frazier: Great Teacher for Entrepreneurs

Yesterday at the monthly UVEF luncheon, Scott Frazier gave a masterful presentation about investing in and selling companies. He reviewed his 5 most successful investments to date (including 2 where he was CEO) and how they were valued during the early and later stages. His bio from a BYU web site says this: