Guarding Against Supplier Disruption

Guarding Against Supplier Disruption   In football, a defensive coordinator must defend against an “end run” tactic where the opponent’s running back tries to evade tackles by going wide around the offensive line. Similarly, in business, you need to protect against a supplier attempting to bypass you and directly...

Why Startups Stall

Why Startups Stall Have you ever wondered why startup companies stop growing? Sometimes they run out of potential customers to sell to or their product starts losing market share to a competitor, but there is often a more fundamental reason: the founder(s) lose the stomach for it. When you...

10 Resolutions That Will Boost the Value of Your Company

Boost Your Company’s Value with These 10 Strategies   If your objective is to increase the value of your company, take charge.   Shift from Chasing Revenue: Understand that a larger company does not necessarily equate to a more valuable one. Avoid relying on products or services that heavily...

2022 Trends to Watch for In The M&A and Financial Markets

Last year in 2021 we saw global mergers and acquisitions (M&A) hit all-time highs. According to PricewaterhouseCoopers (PWC) there were approximately 62,000 publicly announced deals in the year 2021. Those 62,000 global deals marked an increase of 24% from 2020. The value of those publicly disclosed deals came out...