Center for Private Company Excellence Blog

Private Company Internal Transfer Options: Redemption vs. Cross-Purchase

April 17, 2018

One of the major choices business owners need to make when drafting a shareholder agreement is whether to structure the transaction as a redemption or as a cross-purchase.View

How Are You Prioritizing Your Time?

April 13, 2018

Time is one thing that always seems to be in short supply. Putting some thought into how we choose to spend it can yield powerful results.View

The Hidden Costs of Distraction

April 2, 2018

Because employees are almost always connected through technology, the time they have for thought and reflection has eroded dramatically over the last few decades, and that erosion comes at a cost.View

Outside Ownership in a Family-Business: A Good or Bad Idea?

March 28, 2018

Over the course of their existence, many family-owned business have to consider whether or not they should bring in outside capital and allow outside ownership.View

10 Things that Should Keep the C-Suite Executive Up at Night

March 23, 2018

There are a handful of topics that are critical to an organization’s success and well-being. Here are a few questions we often ask our clients while advising them on a number of matters.View

Beware of Strategy’s Incurable Disease – Failure to Implement

March 13, 2018

There are two important keys to a company’s strategy. The first is the analysis of the strategic choices to make and steps to take. The second is the implementation of those strategic choices. And that is where a lot of companies struggle.View

Succession Planning: It’s Better to Start Early

March 7, 2018

If a business owner is considering exiting his or her business, there are a number of steps that should be taken to ensure maximum value.View

C Corporation vs. Pass-Through in a Post Tax Cuts and Jobs Act World

March 4, 2018

The evaluation of C Corp vs. pass-through entity status should go beyond a simple comparison of tax rates. There are many other factors to consider and they are highly dependent on your company’s individual circumstances.View

A Quality of Earnings Report Can Help Raise the Multiple When Selling Your Business

February 20, 2018

If you are contemplating selling your business, consider having a quality of earnings (Q of E) report completed as part of the process before you start entertaining prospective buyers.View

Validate Your Company’s Cyber Security Plan with Penetration Testing and Cyber War Games

February 15, 2018

Techniques such as penetration testing and cyber war-gaming can test your company's cyber security plans plans in order to assess your real readiness and level of preparedness if you are attacked or breached.View