Center for Private Company Excellence Blog

5 Things to Consider When Determining if Your Acquisition Target is Right for You

May 16, 2022

With business acquisitions becoming more costly, acquirers need to be careful when selecting their targets and ensure the desired return on investment will be met. Here are five non-monetary factors to keep in mind and some important questions to ask yourself when considering an acquisition target.View

Would My Business Benefit From an Accounting Diagnostic Checkup?

May 10, 2022

How do you know if an accounting diagnostic would be right for your company? Below are a few scenarios in which it might make sense to complete an assessment.View

4 Tips to Improve Your Company’s Innovation Efforts

May 2, 2022

One idea can only carry a business so far and, as companies grow, innovation needs to be part of a company’s DNA to ensure continued growth and profitability. Here are four tips to help you get the most value out of your innovation efforts.View

SECURE 2.0 Provides More Retirement Opportunities and Flexibility

April 26, 2022

The Setting Every Community Up for Retirement Enhancement (SECURE) Act, passed in late 2019, greatly expanded retirement tax benefits to companies and their employees. Some key provisions of SECURE Act 2.0 are discussed here.View

Will Your Business Exit Be a Transaction or a Transition?

April 19, 2022

The key to a successful business exit is the transition planning the owner does in advance to understand motives, alternatives, and exit options.View

The Use of Equity Incentive Plans in a Family-Owned Business

April 11, 2022

This summary highlights the main features and uses of stock/equity plans, phantom stock plans, and financial metric plans.View

Why You Should Shift Your Customer Strategy When Resources are Constrained

April 5, 2022

When companies set their strategy, the overwhelming focus is often on the top line as a means to drive bottom line growth.View

3 Critical Areas to Prepare Your Business for Growth

March 24, 2022

Whether your strategy involves organic growth or growth by acquisition, your company must implement strategies to accomplish these three items.View

LIBOR is Finally Going Away. Here’s What You Need to Know

March 22, 2022

In 2017, financial authorities announced a phaseout of the use of LIBOR.View

Not Getting Enough Feedback? Ask Yourself These Three Questions

March 10, 2022

To make sure you are doing your part to create an environment that welcomes various perspectives, ask yourself the following questions.View