Center for Private Company Excellence Blog

Leaders Understand That Being Busy is Not Necessarily Being Productive

July 18, 2019

Whether they are running a company, a department, or a civic organization, good leaders prioritize their efforts and focus on those tasks that derive the best returns.View

When Planning Your Exit Strategy, Put Time and Talent on Your Side

July 15, 2019

All too often, private company owners wait until they are ready to transition out of their business to actually begin the transition planning process. This is a common mistake that owners make—starting the process…View

A Major Challenge Facing Your Family Business Succession Plan

July 2, 2019

Studies have shown that only a third of family businesses remain successful with the second generation at the helm, and even fewer survive future generational transfers.View

Plan Ahead for Taxes When Selling a Business

June 27, 2019

When starting a new business or managing the operations of an existing business, having a general understanding of potential sale structure scenarios is a valuable planning tool that should be considered at inception and reviewed periodically over the lifecycle of business ownership.View

GDPR – It’s Coming to the U.S. Quicker Than You Think

June 20, 2019

It’s a good idea to begin getting up to speed on current and pending legislation regarding data privacy, and determining how it may impact your organization.View

Digital Finance – Good for Your Business?

June 13, 2019

Here are some examples of how digital finance capabilities could have a significant impact on your business.View

Is Your Strategy Different Enough From Your Rivals?

June 6, 2019

Going head-to-head with rivals often leads to nothing but price wars. Learn how to truly differentiate your company in the marketplace without sacrificing profits.View

The Yuengling Family Prepares For Its Sixth Generation, With a Twist

May 30, 2019

In a family business that has traditionally been handed down from father to son, Yuengling is now preparing for its sixth generational transfer – this time, from father to four daughters.View

Finding “The Number” in a Family Business Ownership Transfer

May 16, 2019

We find that families in transition need valuation advice, but not necessarily a formal valuation. That's because the ultimate price is a triangulation of these three issues.View

4 Reasons Why Succession Planning Matters

May 8, 2019

Various surveys have reported that a majority of business leaders consider succession planning a critical or important priority, yet few believe that their organizations do it well. The overarching question to be asked, then, is “Why does succession planning matter?”View