The Growth Lever of All Growth Levers

The Growth Lever of All Growth Levers

“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

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If You Want to Win, “Elevate the Middle”

If You Want to Win, “Elevate the Middle”

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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