Choose conversation over termination and resignation One of our most powerful management tools at Westgate is the DISC Leadership Assessment. Avoid costly terminations and enhance performance by learning how to approach the board with confidence or how to approach your operating partner with a key issue. Optimizing business performance begins ...

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Keep your people and then profit!

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)

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

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 CEOs Selecting a CEO for your new portfolio company is often a challenge because there is so much at ...

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

How your board can help the new CEO Joining 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 ...

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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