PRESENTS10 Insights FromWILLTHORNDIKE
Managing general partnerof Housatonic Partners,a private equity firm.Has been named thechair of College of theAtlantic’s b...
Iconoclast CEO’s havea relentless focuson optimizing the long-term valueof their company – per share            .com/willi...
Iconoclast CEO’s systematically schedule timeTO THINK INDEPENDENTLY                 .com/william-n-thorndike-jr
Fresh eyes combined with a high level of energyIS A WINNING FORMULA FORATTRACTING SUPERIOR TALENT                  .com/wi...
ICONOCLAST CEO’s:  tend to be quiet,  more analytical,  very frugal,  & avoid the spotlight         .com/william-n-thorndi...
e most admired leaders rundecentralized organization -Maximizing the strengths of their team              .com/william-n-...
Pick your Chief Operating Officer carefully -Give her autonomy while managingthe operating budgets with rigor               ...
Make it a priority to identify your hurdle rate,and make sure each projects meetsor exceeds that rate of return           ...
Be disciplined about your capital allocations& align them with your rate of return targets                  .com/william-n...
Sometimes the best investment opportunityIS YOUR OWN STOCK               .com/william-n-thorndike-jr
Expand your crocodile temperament -Be patient & disciplined,but pounce on the right opportunities              .com/willia...
REFLECTIONHave you met an outsider?          .com/william-n-thorndike-jr
Want more?Listen to the full conversation at                .com/William-N-Thorndike-Jr/Audio         h"p://www.twi"er.com...
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Insights from Will Thorndike, author of The Outsiders

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William N. Thorndike, Jr. has served as a member of the Board of Directors for LeMaitre Vascular Inc. since 2008, and previously from 1998 through 2005. Mr. Thorndike founded Housatonic Partners, a private equity firm in Boston, Massachusetts, in 1994 and currently serves as its managing partner. He is a member of the board of directors of Access CIG, LLC, an information management services company, Alta College, Inc., an operator of educational institutions, Carillon Assisted Living, LLC, a provider of residential care to seniors, Cortland Associates, Inc., an investment management company, Liberty Towers, LLC, a communications tower company, White Flower Farm, Inc., a nursery and gardening supply company, WGBH, a public television broadcaster, and a Trustee of the Groton School and the College of the Atlantic. Mr. Thorndike is a graduate of Harvard College and the Stanford Graduate School of Business. He is also the author of The Outsiders: Eight Unconventional CEOs and Their Radically Rational Blueprint for Success.

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Insights from Will Thorndike, author of The Outsiders

  1. 1. PRESENTS10 Insights FromWILLTHORNDIKE
  2. 2. Managing general partnerof Housatonic Partners,a private equity firm.Has been named thechair of College of theAtlantic’s board of trustees .com/william-n-thorndike-jr
  3. 3. Iconoclast CEO’s havea relentless focuson optimizing the long-term valueof their company – per share .com/william-n-thorndike-jr
  4. 4. Iconoclast CEO’s systematically schedule timeTO THINK INDEPENDENTLY .com/william-n-thorndike-jr
  5. 5. Fresh eyes combined with a high level of energyIS A WINNING FORMULA FORATTRACTING SUPERIOR TALENT .com/william-n-thorndike-jr
  6. 6. ICONOCLAST CEO’s: tend to be quiet, more analytical, very frugal, & avoid the spotlight .com/william-n-thorndike-jr
  7. 7. e most admired leaders rundecentralized organization -Maximizing the strengths of their team .com/william-n-thorndike-jr
  8. 8. Pick your Chief Operating Officer carefully -Give her autonomy while managingthe operating budgets with rigor .com/william-n-thorndike-jr
  9. 9. Make it a priority to identify your hurdle rate,and make sure each projects meetsor exceeds that rate of return .com/william-n-thorndike-jr
  10. 10. Be disciplined about your capital allocations& align them with your rate of return targets .com/william-n-thorndike-jr
  11. 11. Sometimes the best investment opportunityIS YOUR OWN STOCK .com/william-n-thorndike-jr
  12. 12. Expand your crocodile temperament -Be patient & disciplined,but pounce on the right opportunities .com/william-n-thorndike-jr
  13. 13. REFLECTIONHave you met an outsider? .com/william-n-thorndike-jr
  14. 14. Want more?Listen to the full conversation at .com/William-N-Thorndike-Jr/Audio h"p://www.twi"er.com/33voices   h"p://www.facebook.com/33voices  

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