As a current or former CEO, you may be ideally positioned for an independent board role for a private equity-backed company. Companies benefit from having their CEOs and other c-levels on external boards for a number of reasons: Market visibility for the newly appointed CEO that will open opportunities and ...

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Preparing for private equity boards (with checklist)

Raising visibility inside and outside your organization is both a short and long game. Planning for the future you want now is a smart strategy. Here are a handful of tactics you can use to raise your personal brand. We recently examined more than 280 client files (during COVID-19) and ...

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Market yourself with confidence

I’m delighted to share that I have earned a global 2022 Career Innovator Award from Career Directors International (CDI). According to Career Directors International: “Winning a Career Innovator Award tells the world that you are a leader who is making a difference. The awards are an endorsement of creativity, passion, ...

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My global 2022 Career Innovator Award from Career Directors International (CDI)

Prevent unwanted surprises by gauging trust early in the relationship. Don’t let your guard down or dismiss your spidey senses when something doesn’t feel right during a transaction. Feeling uneasy during a negotiation, when hiring a new team member, or vetting a new job offer can produce anxiety (many people ...

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Decision support for CEOs – a case study (& checklist)

Top 13 reasons to use our C-Suite Optimization Program Delight your board and investors with CEO performance optimization. The statistic that 30% to 50% of new CEOs fail within 18 months of starting the new role is generally not because of CEO incompetence, but the lack of structured onboarding and ...

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Get a premium on your CEO’s 1st year compensation

How CSOP helps the human dynamics of the post-merger integrationThree primary risks to the newly merged company, its investors, shareholders, suppliers, and customers include:Risk of harming the company’s reputationRisk of losing market shareRisk to the visibility of the companyAccording to many studies, between 70 and 90 percent of acquisitions fail. ...

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Mistakes PE firms make after the deal closes (with matrix)