William N. Thorndike Jr.



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“The business of business is a lot of little decisions every day mixed up with a few big decisions.”
William N. Thorndike, The Outsiders: Eight Unconventional Ceos and Their Radically Rational Blueprint for Success

“Basically, CEOs have five essential choices for deploying capital—investing in existing operations, acquiring other businesses, issuing dividends, paying down debt, or repurchasing stock—and three alternatives for raising it—tapping internal cash flow, issuing debt, or raising equity. Think of these options collectively as a tool kit. Over the long term, returns for shareholders will be determined largely by the decisions a CEO makes in choosing which tools to use (and which to avoid) among these various options. Stated simply, two companies with identical operating results and different approaches to allocating capital will derive two very different long-term outcomes for shareholders.”
William N. Thorndike Jr., The Outsiders: Eight Unconventional Ceos and Their Radically Rational Blueprint for Success

“You are right not because others agree with you, but because your facts and reasoning are sound. —Benjamin Graham”
William N. Thorndike, The Outsiders: Eight Unconventional Ceos and Their Radically Rational Blueprint for Success

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