Always Be Grooming For Sale!

Always Be Grooming For Sale!

Let’s assume you are running a business with between 2 and 499 employees. You represent 99.69% of American based firms! There are only 18,000 firms employing 500 employees or more. But these larger firms are important, they employ just over 50% of America....
How To Get Better at Strategic Planning – Part 2

How To Get Better at Strategic Planning – Part 2

As we discussed in Part 1, Strategic Planning is a practical process that produces a clear strategic vision for the business, generates a compelling positioning statement and therefore, in context, delivers an aligned set of operational actions to get you there. So...
How To Get Better At Acquiring Companies

How To Get Better At Acquiring Companies

First let’s challenge the assumption – do we need to get better? Every piece of research ever done by PWC, Cass Business School or any scholarly research house points to failure. Most journalists summarize the research by saying that 80% of deals are a failure as...
The Portfolio Partnership Creates The Hub

The Portfolio Partnership Creates The Hub

I founded The Portfolio Partnership (TPP) in 2009 to help management fulfill their potential, to scale their business, safely, operationally aligned to their strategy, creating a predictable economic model. I’ve worked with amazing people, dedicated to improving the...