Creating business value is key, whether you are a startup or a long-established global company.
Business competition is intense. It is competitively differentiated board and C-Suite talent which develops differentiated strategies, business models, plans, and successfully executes them. Few companies survive the competition. Most public companies will not survive. A A Fortune 500 company will survive an average of 16 years. The typical half-life of a North American public company … Continue reading Long-term value growth demands a talent driven board and C-suite.
What is the purpose of this article? Enable a company’s leaders and investors to begin the discussion on how to prepare the company’s value creation plan. This article outlines the principles that can be used to create and manage the discussion. This article is not intended to be 100% comprehensive in both breadth and depth. … Continue reading How do you grow your company’s value? V3
What is the purpose of this article? Enable the board of directors, C-Suite, and investors discuss how to achieve value from M&A. You can download a PDF of this article from: How can M&A create value V2 What are the critical learnings in this article? More than half of all deals destroy value for investors. … Continue reading How can M&A create value? V2
The purpose of this article is to provide a framework for thinking about restructuring. Any size of company may need to restructure. You can download a PDF of this article from: How can restructuring grow value V2 What are the different types of restructuring? Restructuring is much larger change than the day-to-day continuous improvements being … Continue reading How can restructuring grow value? V2
What is the purpose of this article? Enable the board of directors and C-Suite to have a discussion regarding their talent requirements and how to manage those requirements. You can download a PDF of this article from: What will be the board and C-Suite talent requirements V2 What are the critical learnings in this article? … Continue reading What will be the board and C-Suite talent requirements? V2
If you don’t have the right talent, your company cannot survive or prosper. You cannot put in place talent recruitment, development, compensation, and exit plans until you know what the talent requirements are. This document focuses on management and staff, excluding the board of directors, founders/C-Suite, and advisory board. The following is a broad framework. … Continue reading How do you determine employee talent requirements?
I asked asset managers the following question: “How do you assess PE (Private Equity) funds, and their leaders) to determine which fund to invest in?” Asset managers included: pension funds, large global asset managers, and family offices. Insight was also provided by advisors to asset managers. The following illustrates the consolidated set of assessment approaches … Continue reading Survey – How do asset managers assess Private Equity fund managers?
The two-fold purpose of this article is to: Enable boards of directors and CEOs to better assess projects and potential project success. Enable those preparing project presentations and business cases to increase the success of project success. Projects which succeed in enabling users/customers to achieve value have a greater potential of achieving revenue and profits. … Continue reading Focus your project on user and customer value achievement
Purpose of this article The purpose of this article is to help board directors and the C-Suite determine if they understand: the strategy, how value is created, and industry dynamics. You can download a PDF of this article from: https://koorandassociates.files.wordpress.com/2021/02/leaders-dont-understand-the-strategy-for-creating-value.pdf Most company directors do not understand: the strategy, how value is created, and industry dynamics. … Continue reading Leaders don’t understand the strategy for creating value.
The purpose of this article Identify some things for you to think about before you ask someone to do an introduction for you. You may download a PDF of this posting from: https://koorandassociates.files.wordpress.com/2021/04/if-youre-going-to-ask-someone-to-do-an-introduction.pdf What made me wonder about the introduction process? Recently a friend of mine asked me to do some introductions for his daughter, … Continue reading If you’re going to ask someone to do an introduction.
What is the purpose of this article? Provide some insights into how networking can support value creation. You can download a PDF of this article from: Networking is key to value creation What is networking? Business networking is creating and maintaining a group of relationships which can potentially help the success of the company and … Continue reading Networking is key to value creation.
What is the purpose of this article? To enable founders, investors, the board of directors, and the C-suite to discuss what type of talent is needed to create and maintain world-leading companies. I recognize that many companies do not strive to be a world leader or leader in their own country. You can download a … Continue reading What are the three types of talent successful companies require?