Center for Private Company Excellence Blog

How Do You Determine Your Company’s IT Spend?

November 20, 2018

There is no one-size-fits-all solution for IT planning and budgeting. It depends on several factors such as your company’s plans and your existing capabilities and resources.View

Boards Aren’t Just for Big Companies

November 15, 2018

Here are four benefits that private companies can derive from the formation of an advisory board.View

What the L.A. Chargers Can Teach Us About the Value of Family Business Succession Planning

November 5, 2018

The LA Chargers recently lost their patriarch, Alex Spanos. NFL franchises are valued in the billions, so the potential estate tax bill in a situation like this is enormous. Many franchises would need to sell part or even all of the team to raise enough capital to pay the tax bill.View

Think Boldly About Talent Development to Accelerate Your Company’s Growth

November 2, 2018

The most successful companies—the ones with solid growth patterns and increasing bottom lines—are generally led by people who do a good job of taking courageous positions.View

5 Hidden Benefits of Using an ESOP as an Exit Strategy

October 25, 2018

When privately held companies and their owners discuss ESOPs as an exit strategy, the major theme is usually the tax advantages.View

Succession Planning Offers Benefits, Even Before You’re Ready to Sell

October 19, 2018

As a business owner, it’s vital to ask yourself these questions in order to result in a more successful business transition.View

Updates on 6 Business-Related Provisions of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act

October 12, 2018

The IRS has begun to issue guidance on various components of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act. Here are updates on six key areas that affect many businesses.View

How to Enhance the Relationship with Your Business Banker

October 5, 2018

There are many reasons business owners should maintain a good relationship with their lender. This is just a partial list.View

7 Steps to Making More Effective Decisions

October 2, 2018

We are all faced with making decisions on a daily basis. While our decisions may vary in significance and magnitude, the process for making them should be thoughtful and methodical. That’s where a decision matrix can come in handy.View

Does Your Shareholders’ Agreement Reflect Your Long-Range Plans?

September 19, 2018

Here are some key questions to consider as you review your company’s shareholders’ agreement.View