Center for Private Company Excellence Blog

The Power of Saying Thank You

November 22, 2017

“Thank you” can be an incredibly powerful pair of words, especially if the person you’re thanking really needs to hear them, or isn’t expecting them.View

Want to Increase Customer Loyalty? Consider Your Customer’s Journey

November 15, 2017

Despite the efforts companies make to give their customers a voice through a variety of means, many still struggle to find ways to improve customer loyalty.View

Family Business – Is it About the Business or the Family?

November 9, 2017

The main obstacle in getting the family business to the next generation involves the challenges inherent in working with family members. View

6 Steps to Enhance a Private Company’s Value Before a Sale

October 19, 2017

Privately-held business owners should take proactive steps to enhance the value of the business and prepare it for an exit.View

Year-End Tax Planning in the Shadow of Proposed Tax Reform

October 13, 2017

This year's uncertainty regarding tax planning involves whether a shift in our Federal system of income tax will unfold in connection with tax reform.View

Maintaining Wealth Through Generations

October 5, 2017

Studies show that a high percentage of wealthy families lose their wealth by the 2nd generation. It's important preserve your family’s wealth & your legacy.View

Are We Becoming Desensitized to Cyber Breaches?

September 29, 2017

From a social psychology standpoint, there's a good chance of becoming desensitized when we hear about something repeatedly. Cyber breaches are no exception.View

Are All of Your Customers Profitable?

September 25, 2017

Many mistakenly assume that all customers contribute equally to margins, but what shows up on your P&L is an average of all your customer interactions.View

The NFL – A Family Business Institution?

September 14, 2017

Given the limit on the number of investors, many of the National Football League teams are owned and operated as family businesses.View

SWOT Analysis with a Capital “T”

September 1, 2017

Determining how to address the threats in a SWOT analysis often receives little attention, which needs to change given our current business landscape.View