Finance

Time To Dump The ‘Eat What You Kill’ Compensation Model

This outdated law of the jungle rewards individuals over the team, which ultimately fails the customer. Here's how to update for today's business climate.

How To Create A Bidding War For Your Company

A whole lot of psychology comes into play when negotiating a sale—and if the deal isn't a win for both sides, it will likely fall apart. Here's how to get the exit you want.

Six Steps To Successful Post-Merger Integration During Covid

Integrating an acquired company is challenging in the best of times. During a pandemic, the risks are even higher. Some advice from an M&A veteran.

Key Considerations For CEOs Of Potential SPAC Targets

IPOs via special purpose acquisition companies are way up—but there are potential risks. Pros and cons to consider before going that route.

The Hidden Trapdoor In M&A Deals

Third-party networks bring genuine value, but acquirers need to be cognizant of the inherent risks and bring their GCs and CCOs into the process early—rather than presenting it to them as a fait accompli.

Key Insights From The SPAC Frontlines  

Thinking about going public via a Special Purpose Acquisition Company? A CEO who went that route at the height of the pandemic shares lessons and insights for success.

Can New-Found Momentum In M&A Deal Activity Overcome Potential Headwinds In 2021?

Conditions are primed for deal-making, but the road to recovery won't be smooth. Five trends to watch for in 2021.

How To Turn A Performance Dashboard Into A Crystal Ball

To really forecast the future, we need go beyond backward-looking data and focus heavily on true leading indicators.

Is Your CFO The Right CFO?

The case for making this your most productive, trusted relationship in a hyper-competitive, sped-up era.

Don’t Lose The Future

Relentless focus on balancing short- and long-term strategic planning proves particularly prescient in a crisis, so resist the temptation to sacrifice tomorrow for today.
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CEO Optimism Again Climbs In April Amid Soaring Vaccination Rate

Chief Executive’s latest poll of U.S. CEOs finds growing confidence in the future of the economy; most now expect rising profits, revenue, hiring and capital expenditures in the coming months.