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What You Aren't Seeing: How Using Your Hidden Potential Can Help You Discover the Leader Within, The Inspiring Story of Herb Greenberg by Patrick Sweeney

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CHAPTER

17

The Future

Herb, who is now in his mid-eighties, says he gets calls every week from investment firms who are interested in buying Caliper. “The conversations are always interesting,” he says. “At the very least it gives me insights into what investors believe my company is worth. But I am not interested in hanging up my hat. Why would I retire? To pursue what? What could I possibly enjoy more?”

He reflects, “The reality is, if money meant a damn to me, I’d sell Caliper tomorrow. I’d retire very comfortably. My children would be very comfortable. I wouldn’t have to work another day of my life. But so what? I would be completely unfulfilled if I did that.”

What do you still want to do?

“I want to make Caliper all that it should be,” ...

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