Josh Patrick published The Big Decision: Stay Small or Try to Grow on You’re the Boss.
I enjoyed being the owner of a traditional small business for about three years. Then the urge to grow and expand set in. We ended up buying a second business in a different town. That pushed me on the path to becoming a lower-middle-market business. Some days, I wished I had stayed where I was. In the end, the challenge and excitement of being a bigger business was worth the extra effort and learning.