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Articles by Peter Worrell

Peter R. Worrell has a particular interest in the intersection of psychology and finance and its relevance to building value in private capital markets. His efforts go to the practical application of the insights drawn from these multiple disciplines to improve decision making in the owner-manager domain of risk.

Risk versus Uncertainty
October 14, 2011 – 7:53 am | 2 Comments

We are deluged with data, but is more data and more rapidly acquired data actually contributing to higher quality decisions? One of the most frequent errors we observe people making is the failure to distinguish Risk from Uncertainty.

Fighting with One’s Self
August 17, 2011 – 7:59 am | 2 Comments
Has the Owner-CEO been on the job too long?

A Chief Executive Officer’s decline almost always begins during the most successful period of his (or her) business life. Often, it is a time when accomplishments become increasingly interrupted by preoccupation with the ultimate …

The Endowment Effect
July 1, 2011 – 8:46 am | No Comment

As an entrepreneur owner-manager of a successful business, would you be willing to buy your business today at the same value that you would agree to sell it?

Character Strengths of Entrepreneurs
June 1, 2011 – 7:21 am | 7 Comments
Entrepreneurs in a Crowd

“Thank God I grew up with one advantage—that I had to work for everything I got.” This is only one of the endlessly inspiring quotations and findings from a yearlong research project we recently completed. We asked, “Do seasoned, successful entrepreneurs exhibit a unique blend of signature character strengths and persistence compared to the general population? If so, does it matter?”

Peter Worrell’s Bio
January 1, 2007 – 2:59 pm | No Comment
Peter R. Worrell

Peter R. Worrell, MAPP ’09, has actively led engagements achieving the professional and personal goals of Bigelow clients for over twenty-five years. Worrell has a particular interest in the intersection of psychology and finance …

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