This article is written for aspiring CEOs, private equity funds who have recently hired a new CEO for a portfolio company, and CHROs who serve the private equity sector.First time CEOsSelecting a CEO for your new portfolio company is often a challenge because there is so much at stake, and ...

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The role of the private equity operating partner and the portfolio company CEO

How your board can help the new CEOJoining a new company or being promoted to the top role internally is often a lonely experience for the CEO. Smart boards of directors plan carefully to support their new CEO by offering independent onboarding coaching services. It's a smart move because it ...

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Protect your board’s investment in the new CEO with consultative coaching

Trigger events that cause panic inside organizationsPerhaps there is a new board member who doesn’t align with the CEO.Maybe the CEO has left the company abruptly and your interim CEO is daunted by the challenges of taking over with no succession plan.Or the newly appointed CEO must contend with an ...

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How to choose an onboarding coach for your new CEO

This article discusses the benefits of the 90-day business plan for CEO candidates who are preparing for a CEO job interview for a private equity company hiring a CEO for one of their portfolio companies. According to an article published in June of 2016 by the Harvard Business Review (https://hbr.org/2016/06/how-private-equity-firms-hire-ceos), ...

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CEO Pitches to Private Equity Companies

Whether you’re pitching to the board of a private equity group or the board of a publicly traded company, your performance during the presentation will predict whether you are awarded the offer. As in business negotiations, the most powerful strategy for winning the deal is thorough preparation and a clear ...

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Be a Hero on Wall Street with a Tool to Support Your Board Presentation & Business Plan Implementation

Burnout: When is it time for a change?The emotional, physical, and mental exhaustion that burnout brings heightens the thought of ‘is it time for me to go’? Burnout is common and it can feel hopeless. Consider this last year and a half alone — COVID-19 has disrupted the life of ...

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CEOs, and the loneliness of burnout—knowing when to leave