The authors wish to thank the following people for their invaluable counsel and assistance on this book:

  • Jon Zonderman, who has helped us with each edition by increasing the readability of the work, providing wise counsel, and being a good and patient friend

  • Evelyn J. Ford

  • Sharon Bornstein

  • Diane Pruitt

  • Michael McMahon

  • Carl Frugundorf

  • Maria Pinelli

  • Debbie Kissire

  • Chris Bruner

  • Donald Key

Special Thanks

Eric Siegel has a special place in all of our hearts. He was instrumental in the earlier editions of this book and brought his considerable experience consulting with entrepreneurs and growth companies to those works.

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