Boards are taking a greater interest than ever before in ensuring that companies have the talent needed to drive success & returns. But what amount of your board discussions are spent discussing people?
At a time when there is tons of chatter among investors about carried interest taxation, you may be surprised to hear: There are two massive invisible taxes that many investor-backed companies are subject to… that no one is talking about.
“A business is nothing more than people working with other people to do stuff for people.” As a PE investor, it can be easy to lose sight of this as our eyes are glued to the LBO model on our screen, or we’re in the heat of a purchase agreement negotiation. But when we stop to think about what we do through this lens, it makes common-sense why talent is the ultimate meta-lever among growth levers
Looking to buy a new piece of capital equipment in your business? Chances are, your CFO will want to see an NPV analysis. Looking to build a new product? The money people are, once again, going to come a'knockin' looking for a business case—complete with a fancy ROI...
In the 1960’s, Dr. Lawrence Peters set out to understand and diagnose what he called “occupational incompetence” - a more diplomatic way of referring to a timeless issue in workplaces: people who stink at their jobs. His findings went on to become famously known as...
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